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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL -tip v3] fix 39 'make headers_check' warnings
Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com> wrote:
>
>> Sam Ravnborg wrote:
>>
>>>> They are. This bits advertise to userspace what features kvm supports,
>>>> both compile- and run-time.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> This is wrong...
>>> The headers does not change with the kernel configuration and advertising
>>> the
>>> kvm features via a .h file like this is simply plain broken.
>>>
>>>
>> Ok. Don't know why I thought unifdef was supplied with the full
>> configuration.
>>
>>
>>> You cannot assume that the header files are generated with the exact same
>>> config
>>> as used by the running kernel.
>>>
>>>
>> This is just for arch specific defines. I'll move these to asm/kvm.h.
>>
>>
>>> And userspace has in no way access to the CONFIG_ namespace which is
>>> purely kernel-internal.
>>>
>>> I cannot see how you have ever seen kcm advertise that for example
>>> KVM_CAP_USER_NMI
>>> equals to 22 because CONFIG_X86 is never (supposed to be) defined in
>>> userspace -
>>> except if you did so yourself by some means.
>>>
>>>
>> We did, we ship a hacked-up kvm.h (generated by unifdef) with our userspace.
>>
>>
>
> latest -tip is still giving 'make headers_check' warnings:
> usr/include/linux/kvm.h:61: leaks CONFIG_X86 to userspace where it is not valid
> usr/include/linux/kvm.h:64: leaks CONFIG_X86 to userspace where it is not valid
> usr/include/linux/kvm.h:387: leaks CONFIG_X86 to userspace where it
> is not valid
> usr/include/linux/kvm.h:391: leaks CONFIG_X86 to userspace where it
> is not valid
> usr/include/linux/kvm.h:396: leaks CONFIG_X86 to userspace where it
> is not valid
>
> So should I resend my patch or you are going to move this stuff
>

Your patch is broken. I'll push mine shortly.

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error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function



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