[PATCH 02/10] UAPI: Make uapi/linux/irqnr.h non-empty
From: David Howells
Date: Wed Oct 17 2012 - 10:15:32 EST
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, the patch program deletes the empty file when applying a kernel
It's not clear why this file is part of the UAPI at all. Looking in:
there's nothing there but a header reinclusion guard and a comment.
So just stick a comment in there as a placeholder.
Without this, if the kernel is fabricated from, say, a tarball and a patch, you
can get this error when building x86_64 or usermode Linux (and probably
include/linux/irqnr.h:4:30: fatal error: uapi/linux/irqnr.h: No such file or directory
Reported-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Reported-by: Alessandro Suardi <alessandro.suardi@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx>
cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
cc: Alessandro Suardi <alessandro.suardi@xxxxxxxxx>
include/uapi/linux/irqnr.h | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/irqnr.h b/include/uapi/linux/irqnr.h
index e69de29..ae5704f 100644
@@ -0,0 +1,4 @@
+ * There isn't anything here anymore, but the file must not be empty or patch
+ * will delete it.
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