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Date:   Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:48:44 -0800
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Linux MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@...el.com>,
        iommu@...ts.linux-foundation.org, linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org,
        linux-s390 <linux-s390@...r.kernel.org>,
        sparclinux@...r.kernel.org, X86 ML <x86@...nel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-wireless <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>,
        virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        John Johansen <john.johansen@...onical.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] headers: untangle kmemleak.h from mm.h

On 02/11/2018 11:27 PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> 
> * Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org> wrote:
> 
>> From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
>>
>> Currently <linux/slab.h> #includes <linux/kmemleak.h> for no obvious
>> reason. It looks like it's only a convenience, so remove kmemleak.h
>> from slab.h and add <linux/kmemleak.h> to any users of kmemleak_*
>> that don't already #include it.
>> Also remove <linux/kmemleak.h> from source files that do not use it.
>>
>> This is tested on i386 allmodconfig and x86_64 allmodconfig. It
>> would be good to run it through the 0day bot for other $ARCHes.
>> I have neither the horsepower nor the storage space for the other
>> $ARCHes.
>>
>> [slab.h is the second most used header file after module.h; kernel.h
>> is right there with slab.h. There could be some minor error in the
>> counting due to some #includes having comments after them and I
>> didn't combine all of those.]
>>
>> This is Lingchi patch #1 (death by a thousand cuts, applied to kernel
>> header files).
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
> 
> Nice find:
> 
> Reviewed-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
> 
> I agree that it needs to go through 0-day to find any hidden dependencies we might 
> have grown due to this.

Andrew,

This patch has mostly survived both 0day and ozlabs multi-arch testing with
2 build errors being reported by both of them.  I have posted patches for
those separately. (and are attached here)

other-patch-1:
lkml.kernel.org/r/5664ced1-a0cd-7e4e-71b6-9c3a97d68927@...radead.org
"lib/test_firmware: add header file to prevent build errors"

other-patch-2:
lkml.kernel.org/r/b3b7eebb-0e9f-f175-94a8-379c5ddcaa86@...radead.org
"integrity/security: fix digsig.c build error"

Will you see that these are merged or do you want me to repost them?

thanks,
-- 
~Randy

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