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authorAndy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>2010-11-15 06:01:59 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2010-11-15 11:29:30 -0800
commit3b42a96dc7870c53d20b419185737d3b8f7a7b74 (patch)
tree8aa38800e4c203842e500ef10ddf48cae3daa991 /include/linux
parent9457b24a0955bbdd2e89220a75de69fe09501bba (diff)
net: rtnetlink.h -- only include linux/netdevice.h when used by the kernel
The commit below added a new helper dev_ingress_queue to cleanly obtain the ingress queue pointer. This necessitated including 'linux/netdevice.h': commit 24824a09e35402b8d58dcc5be803a5ad3937bdba Author: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com> Date: Sat Oct 2 06:11:55 2010 +0000 net: dynamic ingress_queue allocation However this include triggers issues for applications in userspace which use the rtnetlink interfaces. Commonly this requires they include 'net/if.h' and 'linux/rtnetlink.h' leading to a compiler error as below: In file included from /usr/include/linux/netdevice.h:28:0, from /usr/include/linux/rtnetlink.h:9, from t.c:2: /usr/include/linux/if.h:135:8: error: redefinition of ‘struct ifmap’ /usr/include/net/if.h:112:8: note: originally defined here /usr/include/linux/if.h:169:8: error: redefinition of ‘struct ifreq’ /usr/include/net/if.h:127:8: note: originally defined here /usr/include/linux/if.h:218:8: error: redefinition of ‘struct ifconf’ /usr/include/net/if.h:177:8: note: originally defined here The new helper is only defined for the kernel and protected by __KERNEL__ therefore we can simply pull the include down into the same protected section. Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/linux')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/rtnetlink.h b/include/linux/rtnetlink.h
index d42f274418b..bbad657a372 100644
--- a/include/linux/rtnetlink.h
+++ b/include/linux/rtnetlink.h
@@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
#include <linux/if_link.h>
#include <linux/if_addr.h>
#include <linux/neighbour.h>
-#include <linux/netdevice.h>
/* rtnetlink families. Values up to 127 are reserved for real address
* families, values above 128 may be used arbitrarily.
@@ -606,6 +605,7 @@ struct tcamsg {
#ifdef __KERNEL__
#include <linux/mutex.h>
+#include <linux/netdevice.h>
static __inline__ int rtattr_strcmp(const struct rtattr *rta, const char *str)