costabel at wanadoo.fr
Thu Feb 25 18:18:26 EST 1999
nsheeley at austin.rr.com wrote:
> I just checked out the current CVS from
> :pserver:cvs at cvs.samba.org:/cvsroot
> All seems well until I try to do a make:
> make: Entering directory `/local/src/CVS_kernel/linux/kernel'
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/local/src/CVS_kernel/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -D__powerpc__ -fsigned-char -msoft-float -pipe -fno-builtin -ffixed-r2 -Wno-uninitialized -mmultiple -mstring -fno-omit-frame-pointer -c -o sched.o sched.c
> sched.c:39: asm/semaphore-helper.h: No such file or directory
You don't get the __down_trylock error in ksyms.c? Did they already
start repairing the 2.2.2 bug?
> Hmm.. only three arch's asm-includes have semaphore-helper.h
> (i386, sparc, sparc64), but its not ifdef'ed in any way in
> So my question are:
> a. Should I expect to be able to CVS checkout and
> make a working kernel? I am wondering about the stability
> of the tree -- what's my percent chance that I won't have
> to debug anything?
In principle, it should work. But there are always bugs possible. And
then there are guys with a weird sense of humour, in this case Linus
> b. If yes to a., does anyone have a patch for the above problem.
Check out ("cvs update") kernel/ksyms.c -r1.107 and kernel/sched.c
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