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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Reduce <linux/debugfs.h> dependencies
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 09:16:58AM -0800, Roland Dreier wrote:
> The current <linux/debugfs.h> include file is a little fragile in that
> it is not self-contained and hence may cause compile warnings or
> errors depending on the files included before it, the kernel config
> and the architecture. This patch makes things a little more robust by:
> - including <linux/types.h> to get definitions of u32, mode_t, and so on.
> - forward declaring struct file_operations.
> - including <linux/err.h> when CONFIG_DEBUG_FS is not set
> The last change is particularly useful, as a kernel developer is
> likely to build with debugfs always enabled and never see the build
> breakage cased if debugfs is disabled.
> Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier <>

Applied, thanks.

greg k-h
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