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Re: [PATCH 2/2] forbid asm/bitops.h direct inclusion

To: Jiri Slaby <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] forbid asm/bitops.h direct inclusion
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 13:28:38 +0100
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,, Adrian Bunk <>,,,,,,,,,,,
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Original-recipient: rfc822;
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On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 09:00:48PM +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:

> forbid asm/bitops.h direct inclusion
> Because of compile errors that may occur after bit changes if asm/bitops.h is
> included directly without e.g. linux/kernel.h which includes linux/bitops.h, 
> forbid
> direct inclusion of asm/bitops.h. Thanks to Adrian Bunk.

This is the kind of thing that is already checking for and
I like that idea much more than adding thousands of checks over many of
the header files under asm.


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