Re: [PATCH] Make uapi/linux/irqnr.h non-empty
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Oct 16 2012 - 22:03:26 EST
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 9:14 AM, David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> uapi/linux/irqnr.h was emitted by the UAPI disintegration script as an empty
> file because the parent linux/irqnr.h had no UAPI stuff in it, despite being
> marked with "header-y".
> Unfortunately, it patch deletes the empty file when applying a kernel patch.
Sadly, this is by far not the only empty file we now have, so applying
this patch seems pointless..
Doing a "git clean -dqfx" followed by "find . -size 0" shows quite a
few empty files, most of them being Kbuild files, and most of them
having come in through the UAPI patches. Maybe some of those *should*
Some of the empty files seem pointless. The
file, for example, has always been empty, and does not seem to be actually used.
Hmm? I added a few more people to the cc list.
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