Re: RFC: cleaning up the in-kernel headers

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu Jul 20 2006 - 06:55:01 EST

On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 08:53:50PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 21:59 -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > > Now for the vmstat.h, I just tried removing that, and it seems that this
> > > is a candidate to be removed from mm.h since mm.h compiles fine without
> > > it. But vmstat.h doesn't compile without mm.h. So it seems that we
> > > should add mm.h to vmstat.h, remove vmstat.h from mm.h and for those .c
> > > files that break, just add vmstat.h to them.
> >
> > Great if you can detangle that.
> Are you supporting the effort if I send in patches that removes the
> vmstat.h and then goes and tries to find all the places that fail to
> compile because of the removal and adds vmstat.h directly, that the
> patches would get accepted?
> It would probably need to go into -mm for a bit just to find those
> places I missed.
> This wouldn't be a problem to do and can be accomplished rather quickly,
> but I wont waste any time on it if it is doomed at the start.

It sounds good.

I've created a git tree [1] including all my cleanups work, and I'd also
include your patch.

> -- Steve


[1] git://


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