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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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