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Re: xfs: Makefile-linux-2.6 => Makefile?

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: xfs: Makefile-linux-2.6 => Makefile?
From: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 22:01:05 +0100
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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 
> respectively)
> p.s. and no, I'm not official xfs maintainer and never have been, so cc set
> to linux-xfs were all interested parties hang around.
Following is what I have committed in my tree to avod using the now
un-exported symbols.


diff-tree a9aa1ffaac7c8d6f093bb8f7cdeea761a5e25f53 (from 
Author: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Mon Jan 9 20:48:03 2006 +0100

    kbuild/xfs: introduce fs/xfs/Kbuild
    In kbuild the file named 'Kbuild' has precedence over the file named
    Makefile. Utilise a file named Kbuild to include the 2.6 Makefile for xfs
    - since the xfs people likes to keep their arch specific Makefiles separate.
    With this patch xfs does no longer rely on the KERNELRELEASE components to 
be global.
    Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

diff --git a/fs/xfs/Kbuild b/fs/xfs/Kbuild
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..2566e96
--- /dev/null
+++ b/fs/xfs/Kbuild
@@ -0,0 +1,6 @@
+# The xfs people like to share Makefile with 2.6 and 2.4.
+# Utilise file named Kbuild file which has precedence over Makefile.
+include $(srctree)/$(obj)/Makefile-linux-2.6

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