[PATCH v3 02/10] include: Move compat_timespec/ timeval to compat_time.h

Deepa Dinamani deepa.kernel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 04:59:53 AEDT 2018

I posted the updated series. I fixed up the order of include files
where I could find some order.
There have been other commits that used scripts to do such
replacements and have already stomped on the order.
For example:

commit 7c0f6ba682b9c7632072ffbedf8d328c8f3c42ba
Author: Linus Torvalds <torvalds at linux-foundation.org>
Replace <asm/uaccess.h> with <linux/uaccess.h> globally


On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 2:58 PM, Deepa Dinamani <deepa.kernel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 4:48 AM, Christian Borntraeger
> <borntraeger at de.ibm.com> wrote:
>> On 03/06/2018 01:46 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 10:30 AM, Christian Borntraeger
>>> <borntraeger at de.ibm.com> wrote:
>>>> On 01/16/2018 03:18 AM, Deepa Dinamani wrote:
>>>>> All the current architecture specific defines for these
>>>>> are the same. Refactor these common defines to a common
>>>>> header file.
>>>>> The new common linux/compat_time.h is also useful as it
>>>>> will eventually be used to hold all the defines that
>>>>> are needed for compat time types that support non y2038
>>>>> safe types. New architectures need not have to define these
>>>>> new types as they will only use new y2038 safe syscalls.
>>>>> This file can be deleted after y2038 when we stop supporting
>>>>> non y2038 safe syscalls.
>>>> You are now include a <linux/*.h> from several asm files
>>>> (
>>>>  arch/arm64/include/asm/stat.h
>>>>  arch/s390/include/asm/elf.h
>>>>  arch/x86/include/asm/ftrace.h
>>>>  arch/x86/include/asm/sys_ia32.h
>>>> )
>>>> It works, and it is done in many places, but it looks somewhat weird.
>>>> Would it make sense to have an asm-generic/compate-time.h instead? Asking for
>>>> opinions here.
>>> I don't think we have such a rule. If a header file is common to all
>>> architectures (i.e. no architecture uses a different implementation),
>>> it should be in include/linux rather than include/asm-generic, regardless
>>> of whether it can be used by assembler files or not.
>>>>> --- a/drivers/s390/net/qeth_core_main.c
>>>>> +++ b/drivers/s390/net/qeth_core_main.c
>>>>> @@ -32,7 +32,7 @@
>>>>>  #include <asm/chpid.h>
>>>>>  #include <asm/io.h>
>>>>>  #include <asm/sysinfo.h>
>>>>> -#include <asm/compat.h>
>>>>> +#include <linux/compat.h>
>>>>>  #include <asm/diag.h>
>>>>>  #include <asm/cio.h>
>>>>>  #include <asm/ccwdev.h>
>>>> Can you move that into the other includes (where all the other <linux/*> includes are.
>>> Good catch, this is definitely a rule we have ;-)
>> FWIW, this was also broken for
>> arch/x86/include/asm/sys_ia32.h
> The reason that this was done this way is because of the sed script
> mentioned in the commit text.
> I was trying to make minimal change apart from the script so that we
> don't have other changes like moving the lines to keep the patch
> simpler.
> I will fix this by hand since this is preferred.
> I will post an update.
> -Deepa

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