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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] x86/mpx: tweak header name
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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.



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