Re: [PATCH] Permanently fix kernel configuration include mess (was: Missing #include <config.h>)

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On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 01:39:44AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Russell King <[email protected]> wrote:
> >
> >  LINUXINCLUDE    := -Iinclude \
> >  -                   $(if $(KBUILD_SRC),-Iinclude2 -I$(srctree)/include)
> >  +                   $(if $(KBUILD_SRC),-Iinclude2 -I$(srctree)/include) \
> >  +		   -imacros include/linux/autoconf.h
> 
> This means that over time the kernel will fail to compile correctly without
> `-imacros include/linux/autoconf.h'.
> 
> That's OK for the kernel, but not for out-of-tree stuff.  Those drivers
> will need to add the new gcc commandline option too.
Out-of-tree stuff are broken if they do not use kbuild.
And for 2.6 many out-of-tree modules has started doing this - especially
when they realised how easy it was (modulos backward compatibility
stuff).

	Sam
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