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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:08:12 +0000
From:   Will Deacon <>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] kernel.h: Drop unneeded <linux/kernel.h> inclusion
 from other headers

Hi Andy,

On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 11:37:26PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2020 at 01:06:06PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 30, 2020 at 08:33:56AM +0000, Will Deacon wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 07:28:26PM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > > > There is no evidence we need kernel.h inclusion in certain headers.
> > > 
> > > Did you run some tools to determine this or is it just a hunch?
> > 
> > I read files manually. So, closer to the latter.
> > Also I rely on 0day and other CIs that didn't show anything for a long time.
> Will, any recommendation what should I run to be solid about this change?

Sorry, I don't have any good suggestions here. That's actually why I asked,
in case you happened to have something to make these sort of changes less
error-prone! So I'm not trying to block this change, it's just a shame that
it's not easier to do.


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