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From: David Howells <>
To: Christoph Hellwig <>
	Mimi Zohar
	Amir Goldstein <>,,,,,
	Joe Perches <>,
	Andy Shevchenko
	Shaohua Li <>,
	Steven Whitehouse
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/23] uuid: remove uuid_be defintions from the uapi header
Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 11:58:41 +0100	[thread overview]
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Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:

> It's not a userspace ABI, so by defintion it does not break an
> existing user program.

That's an invalid assumption.  It is a de facto userspace ABI as it has been
exposed in /usr/include/linux/uuid.h for some time.

> If someone was using it they should be using uuid_t from libuuid instead, as
> that gives them the routines to deal with it.

Yes, they should - but that doesn't mean they do.


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