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Re: Official Linux system wrapper library?


On 11/12/18 10:09 AM, Joseph Myers wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Nov 2018, Greg KH wrote:
> 
>> If there are still problems with this, please let us know and we will be
>> glad to resolve them.
> 
> With headers installed from Linus's latest tree, I retried (for x86_64) 
> the case of a source file containing the single line
> 
> #include <linux/elfcore.h>
> 
> which (as previously discussed, and Arnd had an RFC patch) I want to use 
> in a glibc test of header consistency.  It gives errors "unknown type name 
> 'elf_greg_t'" etc. (for lots more types as well) - but even before getting 
> onto those errors, there's
> 
> asm/signal.h:127:2: error: unknown type name 'size_t'
> 
> from a header included from linux/elfcore.h.  So this doesn't seem to be 
> working as I'd expect yet.


Yes, someone from Google (iirc) and also David Howells had some tests
that would point out all of the problems.  I thought (expected) more follow-up
from them with patches...


-- 
~Randy


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