Re: [PATCH 1/3] x86/mpx: tweak header name
From: Dave Hansen
Date: Fri Feb 08 2019 - 16:50:49 EST
On 2/8/19 1:43 PM, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 04:42:39PM +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 01:02:53AM -0500, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>>> Use linux/mman.h to make sure we get all mmap flags we need.
>> Why, asm/mman.h is not enough or is this fixing a build issue or what is that
>> patch supposed to address?
> Coding style violation: if a linux/foo.h exists then it must
> be included in preference to asm/foo.h
Huh, I don't see that one in Documentation/process/coding-style.rst
> And the specific issue is that a follow-up patch moves code from
> asm/mman.h to linux/mman.h so if any one was indirectly using
> this header it will now miss the symbols that are being moved.
Fair enough. But, if this is the real reason, it belongs in the changelog.