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The UAPI header file split

The UAPI header file split

Posted Aug 3, 2012 13:15 UTC (Fri) by marcH (subscriber, #57642)
Parent article: The UAPI header file split

> Sometimes, however, the sheer size of the code base means that refactoring becomes a formidable taskā€”one that verges on being impossible if attempted manually. At that point, an enterprising kernel hacker may well turn to writing code that refactors the [kernel] code.

For Java such code has been written already: (at least) Eclipse does this on a routine basis.

Of course this is a much easier problem since Java has no pre-processor. I'm still impressed seeing it in action.

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