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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 09:46:45 +0100
From:	Jean Delvare <khali@...ux-fr.org>
To:	David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
Cc:	x86@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86: Provide guards in uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h to
  prevent deletion by patch

On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:49:25 +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Provide reinclusion guards in the empty uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h to make sure
> that the patch program doesn't delete it.
> 
> However, should some part of asm/hw_breakpoint.h actually be exported here,
> or, possibly, should the entire uapi file be removed?  In v3.6, though the
> file was marked for export to userspace, it had nothing outside of __KERNEL__.
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
> cc: Jean Delvare <khali@...ux-fr.org>
> ---
> 
>  arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h |    4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h b/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h
> index e69de29..895596b 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/hw_breakpoint.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,4 @@
> +#ifndef	_UAPI_I386_HW_BREAKPOINT_H
> +#define	_UAPI_I386_HW_BREAKPOINT_H
> +
> +#endif	/* _UAPI_I386_HW_BREAKPOINT_H */
> 

Reviewed-by: Jean Delvare <khali@...ux-fr.org>

-- 
Jean Delvare
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