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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 7/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories
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Le 09/01/2017 à 13:56, Christoph Hellwig a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 06, 2017 at 10:43:59AM +0100, Nicolas Dichtel wrote:
>> Regularly, when a new header is created in include/uapi/, the developer
>> forgets to add it in the corresponding Kbuild file. This error is usually
>> detected after the release is out.
>>
>> In fact, all headers under uapi directories should be exported, thus it's
>> useless to have an exhaustive list.
>>
>> After this patch, the following files, which were not exported, are now
>> exported (with make headers_install_all):
>
> ... snip ...
>
>> linux/genwqe/.install
>> linux/genwqe/..install.cmd
>> linux/cifs/.install
>> linux/cifs/..install.cmd
>
> I'm pretty sure these should not be exported!
>
Those files are created in every directory:
$ find usr/include/ -name '\.\.install.cmd' | wc -l
71
$ find usr/include/ -name '\.install' | wc -l
71

See also
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/scripts/Makefile.headersinst#n32


Thank you,
Nicolas

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