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From: Michael Ellerman <>
To: Shuah Khan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] selftests: kcmp build fails when invoked from kselftest target
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:19:37 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Tue, 2015-03-10 at 18:08 -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
> kcmp Makefile doesn't have an explicit build rule. As a result,
> kcmp build fails, when it is run from top level Makefile target
> kselftest. Without the explicit rule, make works only when it is
> run in the current directory or from selftests directory. Add an
> explicit build rule to fix the problem. 

This should be fixed properly using my patch to filter -rR or similar.

> In addition, build fails
> as it can't find kcmp.h. Fix it by passing CFLAGS.

That is also wrong. It should *not* be looking in include/uapi.

If it needs headers then it should be using the *exported* headers, which are
in ../../../../usr/include as the existing CFLAGS specifiy.

Those headers are installed as part of 'make headers_install'.


  reply	other threads:[~2015-03-11  2:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-11  0:08 [PATCH v2] selftests: kcmp build fails when invoked from kselftest target Shuah Khan
2015-03-11  2:19 ` Michael Ellerman [this message]
2015-03-11 13:30   ` Shuah Khan

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