On 08/02/2018 15:54, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 8 February 2018 at 13:38, Marcel Apfelbaum <mar...@redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>>
>> On 08/02/2018 14:59, Peter Maydell wrote:
>>> (3) Some of the new headers use kernel-internals __u32 etc types.
>>> This isn't portable. ('HACKING' has some suggestions for types you
>>> might want instead.)
>>>
>>
>> We do not "use" the __u32 types, we just copied a kernel file
>> for structures used for communication between the guest driver
>> and the QEMU code. We had a look on how it is done and
>> we use the model that adds macros __u32 -> uint32_t,
>> so the "__types" do not really create such problems.
> 
> If we're using kernel header files, I would recommend using
> the scripts/update-headers machinery for this, the way we do
> for other kernel headers. Among other things, the cp_portable
> function in that script will fix up the type names for you.
> 

I will use the mechanism.
Thanks,
Marcel

> thanks
> -- PMM
> 


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