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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: replace genhdr-y with generated-y, deprecating genhdr-y
Le 09/06/2017 à 10:29, Masahiro Yamada a écrit :
> Prior to commit fcc8487d477a ("uapi: export all headers under uapi
> directories"), genhdr-y was meant to specify generated UAPI headers.
> - generated-y: generated headers (other than asm-generic wrappers)
> - header-y : headers to be exported
> - genhdr-y : generated headers to be exported (generated-y + header-y)
> Now headers under UAPI directories are all exported. So, there is no
> more difference between generated-y and genhdr-y.
> We see two users of genhdr-y, arch/{arm,x86}/include/uapi/asm/Kbuild.
> They generate some headers in arch/{arm,x86}/include/uapi/generated/
> directories, which are obviously exported.
> Replace genhdr-y with generated-y, and deprecate genhdr-y.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
Good catch. It eases the understanding of all those mechanisms.

After the fix of the typo in the commitlog:
Acked-by: Nicolas Dichtel <>

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