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Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2023 21:26:42 +0100
From: Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To: tanzirh@...gle.com
Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Andy Shevchenko <andy@...nel.org>,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Nick DeSaulniers <nnn@...gle.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, llvm@...ts.linux.dev,
	Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>,
	Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] kernel.h: removed REPEAT_BYTE from kernel.h

On Mon, Dec 18, 2023 at 06:44:47PM +0000, tanzirh@...gle.com wrote:
> This patch creates wordpart.h and includes it in asm/word-at-a-time.h
> for the all architectures. WORD_AT_A_TIME_CONSTANTS depends on kernel.h
> because of REPEAT_BYTE. Moving this to another header and including it
> where necessary allows us to not include the bloated kernel.h. Making
> this implicit dependancy on REPEAT_BYTE explicit allows for later
> improvements in the lib/string.c inclusion list.
> 
> Suggested-by: Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
> Suggested-by: Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
> Signed-off-by: Tanzir Hasan <tanzirh@...gle.com>

Note, your email name is not set so this will not work properly when it
is committed to the tree :(

thanks,

greg k-h

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