Re: [PATCH v4 10/16] drm/msm: generate headers on the fly

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On Sun, Mar 24, 2024 at 12:57:43PM +0200, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Mar 2024 at 12:30, Akhil P Oommen <quic_akhilpo@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, Mar 23, 2024 at 12:57:02AM +0200, Dmitry Baryshkov wrote:
> > > Generate DRM/MSM headers on the fly during kernel build. This removes a
> > > need to push register changes to Mesa with the following manual
> > > synchronization step. Existing headers will be removed in the following
> > > commits (split away to ease reviews).
> >
> > Is this approach common in upstream kernel? Isn't it a bit awkward from
> > legal perspective to rely on a source file outside of kernel during
> > compilation?
> As long as the source file for that file is available. For examples of
> non-trivial generated files see
> arch/arm64/include/generated/sysreg-defs.h and
> arch/arm64/include/generated/cpucap-defs.h

I see that the xml files import a GPL compatible license, so I guess 
those are fine. The script doesn't include any license.
Shouldn't it have one?


> -- 
> With best wishes
> Dmitry

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