2.2.2 compilation errors

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Mon Mar 1 08:45:11 EST 1999

Michel Lanners wrote:

> On  26 Feb, this message from Martin Costabel echoed through cyberspace:
> [concerning compile poblems with 2.2.2 re semaphores]
> > I have a file kernel222-samba.diff that patches these 2 files. It
> > is only 5kB, so this is the simplest way to go.
> Hmmm... for me, this is not enough.
> I get errors in drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c like this:
> scsi_error.c: In function `scsi_error_handler':
> scsi_error.c:1975: structure has no member named `owner'

Seems you don't have the same sources as I. You're sure that's plain
Linus 2.2.2? Not 2.2.1?
> The structure it complains about is struct semaphore, as defined in
> include/asm/semaphore.h
> Now, for PPC, we have a different (simpler) definition of struct
> semaphore, lacking some of the members that i386 has. Obviously, these
> members are referenced in drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c.

I don't understand what you are talking about. The struct semaphore in
include/asm-i386/semaphore.h in 2.2.2 has the same members as the one in


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