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Re: [Xen-devel] libelf.h and elfstructs.h

  • To: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 10:36:05 +0000
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  • Delivery-date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 02:36:02 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] libelf.h and elfstructs.h

On 22/12/2008 10:15, "Jan Beulich" <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> What is the reason for these two to be part of the public (interface) headers?
> Using them anywhere outside of the Xen tree could easily conflict with the
> various other ELF headers used in different environments.

Gerd probably put them there for consumption, privately, by libxenguest.
Same as libxenguest hoovers up Xen's common/libelf.

I'd be happy to see those headers moved into include/xen/ or
include/xen/libelf, and have libxenguest grab them from there...

 -- Keir

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