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Re: kern/104436: [PATCH] sys/sem.h should include sys/types.h



The following reply was made to PR kern/104436; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Cheng-Lung Sung <clsung_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_org>
To: John Baldwin <jhb_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org>
Cc: freebsd-hackers_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org, Bruce Evans <bde_(_at_)_zeta_(_dot_)_org_(_dot_)_au>,
	Cheng-Lung Sung <clsung_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org>, freebsd-current_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org,
	freebsd-bugs_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org, FreeBSD-gnats-submit_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
Subject: Re: kern/104436: [PATCH] sys/sem.h should include sys/types.h
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2006 10:14:07 +0800

 On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 02:31:24PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
 > On Sunday 15 October 2006 11:21, Bruce Evans wrote:
 > > On Sun, 15 Oct 2006, Cheng-Lung Sung wrote:
 > >=20
 > > > System: FreeBSD.csie.nctu.edu.tw 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #9: Th=
 u May=20
 > 11 14:31:45 CST 2006    =20
 > root_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_csie_(_dot_)_nctu_(_dot_)_edu_(_dot_)_tw:/home/usr.obj/usr/src/sys/FREEBSD  i386
 > > >
 > > >> Description:
 > > > - sys/sem.h has included sys/ipc.h, which includes sys/_types.h
 > > >  but it (and its including files) does not include sys/types.h
 > > > - therefore, in sys/sem.h struct semid_ds declares "time_t=20
 > sem_otime;" ...etc
 > > > - if we only compile a program which do not include sys/types.h, it w=
 ill=20
 > fail.
 > >=20
 > > Including sys/types.h would add lots of namespace pollution which
 > > sys/ipc.h and sys/sem.h are trying hard to avoid.   sem.h is trying too
 > > hard -- POSIX requires it to declare time_t (and pid_t, key_t and size_=
 t,
 > > which it already declares).
 >=20
 > Is this better?
 >=20
 > Index: sem.h
 > =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
 =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
 =3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
 > RCS file: /usr/cvs/src/sys/sys/sem.h,v
 > retrieving revision 1.29
 > diff -c -r1.29 sem.h
 > *** sem.h	17 Nov 2004 13:12:06 -0000	1.29
 > --- sem.h	16 Oct 2006 18:30:05 -0000
 > ***************
 > *** 111,116 ****
 > --- 111,121 ----
 >   #define _SIZE_T_DECLARED
 >   #endif
 >  =20
 > + #ifndef _TIME_T_DECLARED
 > + typedef	__time_t	time_t;
 > + #define	_TIME_T_DECLARED
 > + #endif
 > +=20
 >   #ifndef _PID_T_DECLARED
 >   typedef __pid_t         pid_t;
 >   #define _PID_T_DECLARED
 >=20
 > (it looks like pid_t should be before size_t in sem.h btw)
 >=20
 > --=20
 > John Baldwin
 
     Thanks, I didn't go through the whole sem.h.
     Also, it seems we should put these parts before 'sturct semid_ds'.=20
     or say, after we include sys/ipc.h (which include sys/_types.h)
 
 --=20
 Cheng-Lung Sung - clsung@
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