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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2015-02-19 10:31:37 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2015-02-19 10:31:37 -0800
commit773433433791b9420c2a0f86b93c91d4115d89b5 (patch)
tree86704390601bf7a6188dda9df7f6c78be80e42a7 /Documentation
parent27a22ee4c7d5839fd7e3e441c9d675c8a5c4c22c (diff)
parent31a4af7f7d3cd3090c1c9201d62d4ede54dc5969 (diff)
Merge branch 'misc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild
Pull misc kbuild changes from Michal Marek: "Just a few non-critical kbuild changes: - builddeb adds the actual distribution name in the changelog - documentation fixes" * 'misc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: kbuild: trivial - fix the help doc of CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE kbuild: Update documentation of clean-files and clean-dirs builddeb: Try to determine distribution builddeb: Update year and git repository URL in debian/copyright
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
index a64f3c6e2012..74b6c6d97210 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt
@@ -752,12 +752,12 @@ generated by kbuild are deleted all over the kernel src tree when
Additional files can be specified in kbuild makefiles by use of $(clean-files).
- #drivers/pci/Makefile
- clean-files := devlist.h classlist.h
+ #lib/Makefile
+ clean-files := crc32table.h
When executing "make clean", the two files "devlist.h classlist.h" will be
deleted. Kbuild will assume files to be in the same relative directory as the
-Makefile except if an absolute path is specified (path starting with '/').
+Makefile, except if prefixed with $(objtree).
To delete a directory hierarchy use:
@@ -765,9 +765,8 @@ To delete a directory hierarchy use:
clean-dirs := $(objtree)/debian/
-This will delete the directory debian, including all subdirectories.
-Kbuild will assume the directories to be in the same relative path as the
-Makefile if no absolute path is specified (path does not start with '/').
+This will delete the directory debian in the toplevel directory, including all
To exclude certain files from make clean, use the $(no-clean-files) variable.
This is only a special case used in the top level Kbuild file:

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