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Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2023 19:24:24 +0100
From: Greg KH <>
To: Tanzir Hasan <>
Cc: Kees Cook <>, Nick DeSaulniers <>,
	Andy Shevchenko <>,,,
	Andrew Morton <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 2/2] lib/string: shrink lib/string.i via IWYU

On Tue, Dec 19, 2023 at 06:09:52PM +0000, Tanzir Hasan wrote:
> This diff uses an open source tool include-what-you-use (IWYU) to modify
> the include list changing indirect includes to direct includes.
> IWYU is implemented using the IWYUScripts github repository which is a tool that is
> currently undergoing development. These changes seek to improve build times.
> This change to lib/string.c resulted in a preprocessed size of
> lib/string.i from 26371 lines to 5321 lines (-80%) for the x86
> defconfig.

Nit, use 72 columns like your editor is trying to force on you when you
write a git commit.  As is, these line-ends are all over the place.

It's the stuff around the actual change that is hard to get right...


greg k-h

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