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SubjectRe: [PATCH] get rid of the last symlink in uml build
Hi Sam,

Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 05:02:57PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
>> BTW, after taking a look at the remaing asm-*...
>>
>> * frv, m32r and h8300 should be as trivial as git mv
>
> Yep - I already have positive feedback from arch maintainers that
> they will fix it in the -rc1 timeframe.
>
>> * m68k has a bit of extra PITA - we need to clean up two non-trivial
>> includes from m68knommu (pci.h and setup.h) first, then it's a matter
>> of git mv, adding arch/m68k/include to search path on m68knommu and
>> removal of dummy headers from the latter.
>
> I took a different route here and unified the headers for m68k and m68knommu
> under arch/m68k/include/asm
> It was based on a script originally developed by Arnd Bergmann.
>
> Geert already acked it, and I expect Greg to apply it in the -rc1 timeframe.

I have been away for the last few weeks, so I haven't looked at this
at all yet. I will over the next few days though.

Regards
Greg



> http://marc.info/?l=linux-kbuild&m=122927123805002&w=2 has Geert's ack,
> but original patch did not hit marc?!?
>
>> * xtensa is already moved in linux-next
> Yes.
>
>
>> * arm seems to be lacking the final push for few remaining headers; presumably
>> will happen eventually
> rmk knows it and takes care.
>
>> * mn10300 is playing with symlinks - the last one to do that for headers,
>> AFAICS.
>>
>> I've thrown together a patch series on top of linux-next doing m68k and
>> mn10300. *WARNING* - it's completely untested, basically about half an
>> hour diversion from sifting through the mailbox for missed VFS patches.
>> And that half and hour did *not* include anything resembling building
>> the resulting tree. So take that with a trainload of salt.
> Thanks Al.
> I will take a closer look at the mn10300 bits and send them to David
> in due time.
>
> Sam
>

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