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SubjectRe: x86, MCE: Retract most UAPI exports
On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Borislav Petkov <> wrote:
> Hi Tony,
> we talked about this already and now that -rc1 is imminent, here's what
> I'm thinking of hiding back from UAPI so that there are no conflicts
> with userspace. I've left structs mce and mce_log since I know they're
> used in mcelog. Please take a look and let me know if I'm being too
> overzealous. I'd like to send this out for 3.8 still so that no exports
> get cast in stone.

I think we should also pull "struct mce_log" definition back too. It's
purely an internal structure. "struct mce" is the only bit that is user
space visible via /dev/mcelog.

I.e. the uapi version should only contain the "struct mce" definition
and the three ioctl codes.


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