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SubjectRe: [RFC] Provide in-kernel headers for making it easy to extend the kernel
On Fri 2019-01-18 17:55:43, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> From: "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel@joelfernandes.org>
>
> Introduce in-kernel headers and other artifacts which are made available
> as an archive through proc (/proc/kheaders.tgz file). This archive makes
> it possible to build kernel modules, run eBPF programs, and other
> tracing programs that need to extend the kernel for tracing purposes
> without any dependency on the file system having headers and build
> artifacts.
>
> On Android and embedded systems, it is common to switch kernels but not
> have kernel headers available on the file system. Raw kernel headers
> also cannot be copied into the filesystem like they can be on other
> distros, due to licensing and other issues. There's no linux-headers

If your licensing prevents you from having headers on the
filesystem... then I guess you should fix the licensing.

I agree with Christoph, this looks pretty horrible.
Pavel

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