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SubjectRe: [PATCH] samples: disable CONFIG_SAMPLES for UML

2018-09-18 17:21 GMT+09:00 Richard Weinberger <>:
> Am Dienstag, 18. September 2018, 05:58:33 CEST schrieb Masahiro Yamada:
>> Some samples require headers installation, so commit 3fca1700c4c3
>> ("kbuild: make samples really depend on headers_install") added
>> such dependency in the top Makefile. However, UML fails to build
>> with CONFIG_SAMPLES=y because UML does not support headers_install.
>> Fixes: 3fca1700c4c3 ("kbuild: make samples really depend on headers_install")
>> Reported-by: Kees Cook <>
>> Cc: David Howells <>
>> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
> Is there anything UML can do better?
> Not sure whether an arch like is supposed to install headers at all,
> I guess no. :)

I just thought suppressing CONFIG_SAMPLES was a big hammer.

We could install host-arch headers for UML if we like,
but I am not sure whether is is sensible...

Wait for comments in case somebody has a better solution.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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