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From: Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@6wind.com>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 7/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:52:57 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <464a1323-4450-e563-ff59-9e6d57b75959@6wind.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170109125638.GA15506@infradead.org>

Le 09/01/2017 à 13:56, Christoph Hellwig a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 06, 2017 at 10:43:59AM +0100, Nicolas Dichtel wrote:
>> Regularly, when a new header is created in include/uapi/, the developer
>> forgets to add it in the corresponding Kbuild file. This error is usually
>> detected after the release is out.
>>
>> In fact, all headers under uapi directories should be exported, thus it's
>> useless to have an exhaustive list.
>>
>> After this patch, the following files, which were not exported, are now
>> exported (with make headers_install_all):
> 
> ... snip ...
> 
>> linux/genwqe/.install
>> linux/genwqe/..install.cmd
>> linux/cifs/.install
>> linux/cifs/..install.cmd
> 
> I'm pretty sure these should not be exported!
> 
Those files are created in every directory:
$ find usr/include/ -name '\.\.install.cmd' | wc -l
71
$ find usr/include/ -name '\.install' | wc -l
71

See also
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/scripts/Makefile.headersinst#n32


Thank you,
Nicolas

  reply	other threads:[~2017-01-12 15:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 44+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20161203.192346.1198940437155108508.davem@davemloft.net>
2017-01-03 14:35 ` [PATCH] uapi: use wildcards to list files Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-03 15:56   ` David Miller
2017-01-03 21:37   ` Arnd Bergmann
2017-01-04  9:03     ` Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-06  9:43       ` [PATCH v2 0/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 1/7] arm: put types.h in uapi Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-09 11:33           ` Arnd Bergmann
2017-01-09 12:00             ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 2/7] h8300: put bitsperlong.h " Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 3/7] nios2: put setup.h " Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-09 11:33           ` Arnd Bergmann
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 4/7] x86: put msr-index.h " Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-06 12:14           ` Borislav Petkov
2017-01-06 20:50           ` Andy Shevchenko
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 5/7] Makefile.headersinst: cleanup input files Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 6/7] Makefile.headersinst: remove destination-y option Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-06  9:43         ` [PATCH v2 7/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-09 10:01           ` Daniel Vetter
     [not found]           ` <1483695839-18660-8-git-send-email-nicolas.dichtel-pdR9zngts4EAvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org>
2017-01-09 12:01             ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2017-01-09 12:56           ` Christoph Hellwig
2017-01-12 15:52             ` Nicolas Dichtel [this message]
2017-01-12 16:28               ` Jan Engelhardt
2017-01-12 16:32                 ` Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13  1:04                   ` Jeff Epler
2017-01-11 18:14           ` [Linux-c6x-dev] " Mark Salter
2017-01-09 11:33         ` [PATCH v2 0/7] " Arnd Bergmann
2017-01-11 12:42           ` Jesper Nilsson
2017-01-13 10:46           ` [PATCH v3 0/8] " Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 1/8] arm: put types.h in uapi Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 17:06               ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 2/8] h8300: put bitsperlong.h " Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 3/8] nios2: put setup.h " Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:55               ` Tobias Klauser
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 4/8] x86: stop exporting msr-index.h to userland Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 5/8] Makefile.headersinst: cleanup input files Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 6/8] Makefile.headersinst: remove destination-y option Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 7/8] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 10:46             ` [PATCH v3 8/8] uapi: export all arch specifics directories Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 15:36             ` (unknown) David Howells
2017-01-13 16:01               ` [PATCH v3 1/8] arm: put types.h in uapi Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 16:19                 ` Russell King - ARM Linux
2017-01-13 15:43             ` (no subject) David Howells
2017-01-13 16:08               ` [PATCH v3 4/8] x86: stop exporting msr-index.h to userland Nicolas Dichtel
2017-01-13 16:38                 ` Borislav Petkov

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