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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fixdep: remove unneeded code and comments about *.ver files
On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 6:59 PM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> This is probably stale code. In old days (~ Linux 2.5.59), Kbuild made
> genksyms generate include/linux/modules/*.ver files.
>
> The currenct Kbuild does not generate *.ver files at all.
>
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>
> ---

Applied to linux-kbuild.

>
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c | 8 +-------
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 7 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/scripts/basic/fixdep.c b/scripts/basic/fixdep.c
> index 9ba47b0a47b9..ad2041817985 100644
> --- a/scripts/basic/fixdep.c
> +++ b/scripts/basic/fixdep.c
> @@ -77,11 +77,6 @@
> * dependencies on include/config/my/option.h for every
> * CONFIG_MY_OPTION encountered in any of the prerequisites.
> *
> - * It will also filter out all the dependencies on *.ver. We need
> - * to make sure that the generated version checksum are globally up
> - * to date before even starting the recursive build, so it's too late
> - * at this point anyway.
> - *
> * We don't even try to really parse the header files, but
> * merely grep, i.e. if CONFIG_FOO is mentioned in a comment, it will
> * be picked up as well. It's not a problem with respect to
> @@ -299,8 +294,7 @@ static void *read_file(const char *filename)
> static int is_ignored_file(const char *s, int len)
> {
> return str_ends_with(s, len, "include/generated/autoconf.h") ||
> - str_ends_with(s, len, "include/generated/autoksyms.h") ||
> - str_ends_with(s, len, ".ver");
> + str_ends_with(s, len, "include/generated/autoksyms.h");
> }
>
> /*
> --
> 2.17.1
>


--
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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