On 02/12/2018 11:59 PM, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> This fixes a compile problem of some user space applications by not
> including linux/libc-compat.h in uapi/if_ether.h.
> linux/libc-compat.h checks which "features" the header files, included
> from the libc, provide to make the Linux kernel uapi header files only
> provide no conflicting structures and enums. If a user application mixes
> kernel headers and libc headers it could happen that linux/libc-compat.h
> gets included too early where not all other libc headers are included
> yet. Then the linux/libc-compat.h would not prevent all the
> redefinitions and we run into compile problems.
> This patch removes the include of linux/libc-compat.h from
> uapi/if_ether.h to fix the recently introduced case, but not all as this
> is more or less impossible.
> It is no problem to do the check directly in the if_ether.h file and not
> in libc-compat.h as this does not need any fancy glibc header detection
> as glibc never provided struct ethhdr and should define
> __UAPI_DEF_ETHHDR by them self when they will provide this.
> The following test program did not compile correctly any more:
> int main(void)
> {
>         return 0;
> }

git removed the included here:

#include <linux/if_ether.h>
#include <netinet/in.h>
#include <linux/in.h>

int main(void)
        return 0;

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