Function conflicts between kernel and libc

Thomas E. Spanjaard tgen at
Tue Dec 5 11:04:02 PST 2006

Matthew Dillon wrote:
    There are a number of function and type conflicts between the kernel
    and libc that I need to deal with.  My current plan is as follows:
I keep wondering if there isn't a cleaner way to separate namespaces.

    * dev_t.  Rename kdev_t (big nasty job but I think it has to be done).
Wasn't that cdev_t already, in the kernel at least?

        Thomas E. Spanjaard
        tgen at
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