On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 04:46:11PM +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 05:42:14PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > Hi hch.
> > Any specific reason why xfs uses a indirection for the Makefile?
> > It is planned to drop export of VERSION, PATCHLEVEL etc. from
> > main makefile and it is OK except for xfs due to the funny
> > Makefile indirection.
> > I suggest:
> > git mv fs/xfs/Makefile-linux-2.6 fs/xfs/Makefile
> I'd be all for it, but the SGI people like this layout to keep a common
> fs/xfs for both 2.4 and 2.6 (with linux-2.4 and linux-2.6 subdirs
I have the following in my tree right now to make it compile.
But it looks pointless to me. All other submitters are asked to keep
backward compatibility cruft out of kernel proper - the same should
hold for xfs.
diff --git a/fs/xfs/Makefile b/fs/xfs/Makefile
index 49e3e7e..0630339 100644
@@ -1 +1 @@