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From: "Toke Høiland-Jørgensen" <toke@redhat.com>
To: Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com>
Cc: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v4 09/10] selftests: Remove tools/lib/bpf from include path
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:06:44 +0100
Message-ID: <878sm2pet7.fsf@toke.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAEf4Bzb9zUmhxTyYahJqySJzgfyB-zMEd+o4ybv=a8-t+iZS4w@mail.gmail.com>

[...]
> I really-really didn't like this alternating dependency on directory
> or a set of file, depending on current state of those temporary
> directories. Then also this ugly check to avoid circular dependency.
> All that seemed wrong. So I played a bit with how to achieve the same
> differently, and here's what I came up with, which I like a bit
> better. What do you think?
>
> $(BPFOBJ): $(wildcard $(BPFDIR)/*.c $(BPFDIR)/*.h $(BPFDIR)/Makefile)          \
>            ../../../include/uapi/linux/bpf.h                                   \
>            | $(INCLUDE_DIR) $(BUILD_DIR)/libbpf
>         $(Q)$(MAKE) $(submake_extras) -C $(BPFDIR) OUTPUT=$(BUILD_DIR)/libbpf/ \
>                     DESTDIR=$(SCRATCH_DIR) prefix= all install_headers
>
> So, essentially, just make sure that we install local copies of
> headers whenever libbpf.a needs to be re-built.
> ../../../include/uapi/linux/bpf.h ensures we don't miss uapi header
> changes as well. Now anything that uses libbpf headers will need to
> depend on $(BPFOBJ) and will automatically get up-to-date local copies
> of headers.
>
> This seems much simpler. Please give it a try, thanks!

Yes, this is a good idea! It did actually occur to me that the $(BPFOBJ)
rule could just include the install_headers make arg, but only after I
sent out this latest version. Thank you for taking the time to work out
the details, I'll fold this in :)

-Toke


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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-17 13:36 [PATCH bpf-next v4 00/10] tools: Use consistent libbpf include paths everywhere Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 01/10] samples/bpf: Don't try to remove user's homedir on clean Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 02/10] tools/bpf/runqslower: Fix override option for VMLINUX_BTF Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 21:30   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-01-20 11:04     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 03/10] selftests: Pass VMLINUX_BTF to runqslower Makefile Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 21:36   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 04/10] tools/runqslower: Use consistent include paths for libbpf Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 21:51   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-01-20 12:56     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-20 18:35       ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-01-20 21:00         ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 05/10] selftests: " Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 06/10] bpftool: " Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 07/10] perf: " Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 08/10] samples/bpf: " Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 09/10] selftests: Remove tools/lib/bpf from include path Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2020-01-20  6:20   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-01-20 11:06     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen [this message]
2020-01-17 13:36 ` [PATCH bpf-next v4 10/10] tools/runqslower: " Toke Høiland-Jørgensen

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