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authorLinus Torvalds <>2021-02-25 10:17:31 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <>2021-02-25 10:17:31 -0800
commit6fbd6cf85a3be127454a1ad58525a3adcf8612ab (patch)
treebef3945d38dc50608f2a750945acd81e2e3b8452 /Documentation
parent6f9972bbfef57019519e1685254e876913a70463 (diff)
parent481083ec0bfc14c15f00fbe87c7b06dc01091950 (diff)
Merge tag 'kbuild-v5.12' of git://
Pull Kbuild updates from Masahiro Yamada: - Fix false-positive build warnings for ARCH=ia64 builds - Optimize dictionary size for module compression with xz - Check the compiler and linker versions in Kconfig - Fix misuse of extra-y - Support DWARF v5 debug info - Clamp SUBLEVEL to 255 because stable releases 4.4.x and 4.9.x exceeded the limit - Add generic syscall{tbl,hdr}.sh for cleanups across arches - Minor cleanups of genksyms - Minor cleanups of Kconfig * tag 'kbuild-v5.12' of git:// (38 commits) initramfs: Remove redundant dependency of RD_ZSTD on BLK_DEV_INITRD kbuild: remove deprecated 'always' and 'hostprogs-y/m' kbuild: parse C= and M= before changing the working directory kbuild: reuse this-makefile to define abs_srctree kconfig: unify rule of config, menuconfig, nconfig, gconfig, xconfig kconfig: omit --oldaskconfig option for 'make config' kconfig: fix 'invalid option' for help option kconfig: remove dead code in conf_askvalue() kconfig: clean up nested if-conditionals in check_conf() kconfig: Remove duplicate call to sym_get_string_value() Makefile: Remove # characters from compiler string Makefile: reuse CC_VERSION_TEXT kbuild: check the minimum linker version in Kconfig kbuild: remove ld-version macro scripts: add generic scripts: add generic arch: syscalls: remove $(srctree)/ prefix from syscall tables arch: syscalls: add missing FORCE and fix 'targets' to make if_changed work gen_compile_commands: prune some directories kbuild: simplify access to the kernel's version ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 11 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/Makefile b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/Makefile
index f5530c91d655..780e5618ec0a 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/Makefile
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/Makefile
@@ -78,10 +78,10 @@ $(obj)/processed-schema.json: $(DT_SCHEMA_FILES) check_dtschema_version FORCE
-extra-$(CHECK_DT_BINDING) += processed-schema-examples.json
-extra-$(CHECK_DTBS) += processed-schema.json
-extra-$(CHECK_DT_BINDING) += $(patsubst $(src)/%.yaml,%.example.dts, $(DT_SCHEMA_FILES))
-extra-$(CHECK_DT_BINDING) += $(patsubst $(src)/%.yaml,%.example.dt.yaml, $(DT_SCHEMA_FILES))
+always-$(CHECK_DT_BINDING) += processed-schema-examples.json
+always-$(CHECK_DTBS) += processed-schema.json
+always-$(CHECK_DT_BINDING) += $(patsubst $(src)/%.yaml,%.example.dts, $(DT_SCHEMA_FILES))
+always-$(CHECK_DT_BINDING) += $(patsubst $(src)/%.yaml,%.example.dt.yaml, $(DT_SCHEMA_FILES))
# Hack: avoid 'Argument list too long' error for 'make clean'. Remove most of
# build artifacts here before they are processed by scripts/Makefile.clean
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.rst b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.rst
index de669c2f1fcd..db3af0b45baf 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.rst
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.rst
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ This document describes the Linux kernel Makefiles.
--- 3.1 Goal definitions
--- 3.2 Built-in object goals - obj-y
--- 3.3 Loadable module goals - obj-m
- --- 3.4 Objects which export symbols
+ --- 3.4 <deleted>
--- 3.5 Library file goals - lib-y
--- 3.6 Descending down in directories
--- 3.7 Non-builtin vmlinux targets - extra-y
@@ -247,12 +247,6 @@ more details, with real examples.
kbuild will build an ext2.o file for you out of the individual
parts and then link this into built-in.a, as you would expect.
-3.4 Objects which export symbols
- No special notation is required in the makefiles for
- modules exporting symbols.
3.5 Library file goals - lib-y