can't build 2.4.0-test1; matroxfb parse error?

Andreas Tobler toa at
Wed Jun 21 15:59:36 EST 2000

Stefan Jeglinski wrote:
> I just rsynced to the linux-pmac-devel tree to try the latest compile
> on my PM6500. I believe this is 2.4.0-test1. With all default config
> options, I get this error:
> matroxfb_base.c:1146: parse error before `matroxfb_set_cmap'
> make[4]: *** [matroxfb_base.o] Error 1
> I'm using /gcc version 2.95.2 19991024 (release/franzo)/ if that
> makes any difference. I don't know how to handle a "parse error."
> What is it and how might I fix it (or do I just not compile with
> matrox support for now)?

diff -u --recursive linux-2.4.0-test1-ac21.orig/drivers/video/matrox/matroxfb_base.c
--- linux-2.4.0-test1-ac21.orig/drivers/video/matrox/matroxfb_base.c
Sun Jun 18 17:41:02 2000
+++ linux-2.4.0-test1-ac21/drivers/video/matrox/matroxfb_base.c Sun Jun
18 18:24:44 2000
@@ -1143,7 +1143,7 @@
        fb_get_var:     matroxfb_get_var,
        fb_set_var:     matroxfb_set_var,
        fb_get_cmap:    matroxfb_get_cmap,
-       fb_set_cmap     matroxfb_set_cmap,
+       fb_set_cmap:    matroxfb_set_cmap,
        fb_pan_display: matroxfb_pan_display,
        fb_ioctl:       matroxfb_ioctl,

If you get more look on the lkml there is a patch for that topic.
Subject:[PATCH] 2.4.0-test1-ac1 - misc typo in drivers/video II 18.6


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