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    SubjectRe: dealing with excessive includes
    On Mon, 23 Oct 2006, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Sunday 22 October 2006 19:58, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
    > > On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    > > > Yes, we have lots of header include indirection going on.
    > > > I don't know of a good tool to detect/fix it.
    > >
    > > BTW, what about making sure all header files are self-contained (i.e. all
    > > header files include all stuff they need)? This would make it easier for the
    > > users to know which files to include.
    >
    > Would be a worthy goal imho. Can it be done with scripts?

    Making them self-contained or checking whether they are? :-)

    The latter is simple, just compile each of them into dummy object files, which
    should give no compile errors.

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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