[RFC] server-private and public header separation

Jamey Sharp jamey at minilop.net
Fri Mar 23 07:14:05 PDT 2012

On 3/22/12, Chase Douglas <chase.douglas at canonical.com> wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 09:25 PM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
>> This patch introduces a new define __XSERVER__ that we can use in the sdk
>> headers. Obviously the real integration will be a tad harder as there are
>> other headers that are installed outside of include/. But the gist is that
>> anything between ifdef __XSERVER__ disappears on install, (in)effectively
>> hiding it.
> This implementation would make the struct size look different between
> the server and the client. I think that would likely end up causing some
> bad memory corruption bugs sometime down the line.

These aren't protocol-visible structs, so clients aren't affected.
Unless you meant drivers? Clearly any struct that drivers allocate
directly, or that drivers do pointer math on such as array indexing,
can't get this treatment. Those are the only bad cases though, I


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