[PATCH v2 7/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at inai.de
Fri Jan 13 03:28:13 AEDT 2017

On Thursday 2017-01-12 16:52, Nicolas Dichtel wrote:

>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

That still does not mean they should be exported.

Anything but headers (and directories as a skeleton structure) is maximally suspicious.

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