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KernelTrap: Cleaning the Kernel Headers

“David Woodhouse offered a collection of patches aimed at
cleaning up Linux kernel headers, explaining that he maintains the
Fedora glibc-kernheaders package and has found the process of
syncing with the latest kernel to be unnecessarily tedious. Linus
Torvalds acknowledged the effort, noting that he preferred to wait
until early in the 2.6.18 development cycle before merging the
patches as things tend to break, “yeah, people shouldn’t include
kernel headers, but if they didn’t, this patch wouldn’t matter. And
when they do, patches like this tends to show some strange app that
depends on the current header layout.. Gaah.”

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