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Date:   Tue, 4 Jun 2019 19:57:06 +0200
From:   Sam Ravnborg <>
To:     Masahiro Yamada <>
Cc:, Randy Dunlap <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        David Howells <>,
        Jani Nikula <>,,, Jonathan Corbet <>,
        Michal Marek <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/15] kbuild: remove headers_{install,check}_all

On Tue, Jun 04, 2019 at 07:13:55PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> headers_install_all does not make much sense any more because different
> architectures export different set of uapi/linux/ headers. As you see
> in include/uapi/linux/Kbuild, the installation of a.out.h, kvm.h, and
> kvm_para.h is arch-dependent. So, headers_install_all repeats the
> installation/removal of them.
> If somebody really thinks it is useful to do headers_install for all
> architectures, it would be possible by small shell-scripting, but the
> top Makefile do not have to provide entry targets just for that purpose.
Agreed, good to see this be dropped.
Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <>

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