Re: 2.5.21: kbuild changes broke filenames with commas

From: Russell King (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 02:39:47 EST

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 09:02:45AM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> >linux/drivers/block/smart1,2.h
> >linux/drivers/scsi/53c7,8xx.c
> >linux/drivers/scsi/53c7,8xx.h
> >linux/drivers/scsi/53c7,8xx.scr
> >linux/arch/arm/mm/proc-arm6,7.S
> >linux/arch/arm/mm/proc-arm2,3.S
> kbuild 2.5 can handle filenames with ',' in the name. I do not believe
> in restricting what users can do unless there is absolutely no
> alternative. In this case a smarter build system can handle special
> filenames.

I've already fixed up the two ARM ones. That leaves one problematic
file - 53c7,8xx.c.

Is it really worth adding complexity to a build system to work around
what is really a GCC bug for just one file? I don't think so.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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