2.6.24-rc3-mm2 - Build Failure on powerpc timerfd() undeclared
davidel at xmailserver.org
Thu Nov 29 06:25:30 EST 2007
On Wed, 28 Nov 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 14:32:07 +0100 Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 28 November 2007, Kamalesh Babulal wrote:
> > > Kernel build fails, with build error
> > >
> > > CC arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spu_callbacks.o
> > > In file included from arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spu_callbacks.c:49:
> > > include/asm/systbl.h:312: error: ‘sys_timerfd’ undeclared here (not in a function)
> > > make: *** [arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/spu_callbacks.o] Error 1
> > > make: *** [arch/powerpc/platforms/cell] Error 2
> > > make: *** [arch/powerpc/platforms] Error 2
> > >
> > I guess all architectures except x86 are currently broken because they
> > reference the old sys_timerfd function.
> None of them were broken in my testing and I'm unsure why powerpc broke
> > This patch should add the missing
> > bits to powerpc.
> Because the patches in -mm left the stubs in place in sys_ni.c and powerpc
> _should_ have (incorrectly) picked those up.
My fault. I forgot to update sys_ni.c with the new functions (and with the
sys_timerfd->sys_timerfd_create name change).
Do you want a patch Andrew?
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