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Re: [PATCH v2 7/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories

To: Nicolas Dichtel <nicolas.dichtel@6wind.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 7/7] uapi: export all headers under uapi directories
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2017 04:56:38 -0800
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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!

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