Subject: Re: Doxygen generated documentation
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org, tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 05/23/2005 16:14:40
[moved to tech-userlevel because it doesn't really have anything to do
with the kernel any longer]
>> [...duplicate header inclusion...]
> The problem with removing "duplicate" includes is that you make
> include files not-self-sufficient.
Yes, except that NetBSD does not consider that a problem. (Some time
ago I tried to offer fixes for such and was told that; more recently
someone else reported similar experiences.)
> You then end up with an irritating dance of "add the needed include"
> when making a new file.
Yes - and worse, "get the includes in the right order"; it's not enough
to include the right files, you have to get the order right too.
> I'd be much more interested in a tool which can figure out if we use
> nothing out of an include file. ;-)
Yes, me too. I've occasionally considered trying to make gcc do that,
but so far I anticipate it being intimidating enough that I haven't
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