[PATCH 1/3] linux/ioctlent.sh: discover paths via exported-headers method

Denys Vlasenko dvlasenk at redhat.com
Mon Feb 23 13:24:19 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 12:56 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> Rather than hard coding the subdirs to search for ioctls, discover them
> dynamically with newer kernel trees by working off of the exported header
> mechanism.  If the kernel does not have this mechanism, we fall back to
> the old method of hard coding the list.
> This fixes issues where the current hard coded list does not contain all
> headers which get exported to userspace (like the mtd ioctls).

Thanks to your HACKING-scripts, I could test it and confirm that this is
an improvement.

Committed all three patches to cvs. Added HACKING-scripts too.
Did some editing after apply, please test current cvs.


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