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SubjectRe: USBIP (staging) driver's dependency on drivers/usb/core internal headers
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:44:11PM +0200, Eric Lescouet wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The USBIP modules (and some others) have a direct dependency on the following headers:
> - drivers/usb/core/hdc.h (struct usb_hcd and various routines)
> - drivers/usb/core/hub.h (couple of constants)
> Because those headers are not part of include/, it makes it quite difficult
> to compile them as standalone modules (e.g.: against pre-compiled kernel).

Then don't do that :)

> hdc.c and hub.c are relatively self-contained and could be moved to e.g.: include/linux/usb/.
>
> What do you think?

I think the code needs to be cleaned up and merged to the main part of
the kernel tree, then this wouldn't be an issue, right?

Also, please cc: the linux-usb@vger.kernel.org list for USB related
things in the future.

thanks,

greg k-h


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