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SubjectRe: is kernel compilation supposed to change header file timestamps?
Chris Friesen wrote:
>
> I noticed the other day that on a kernel compile, the timestamps of some files are changed. The
> funny thing is that all the changed ones are header files, but not all header files are modified.
>
> Is this expected behaviour?
>
Yes, it has to do with how dependencies are propagated from
header file to header file (i.e. where a header file
includes another). Or, at least, I think this is what is
going on.
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George Anzinger george@mvista.com
High-res-timers:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/
Preemption patch:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml
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