linux-next: origin tree build failure
mingo at elte.hu
Mon Jan 12 21:44:02 EST 2009
* Michael Ellerman <michael at ellerman.id.au> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 10:05 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > * Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 10:48 +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > > > Hi Linus,
> > > >
> > > > Today's linux-next build (powerpc ppc64_defconfig) failed like this:
> > > >
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/pasemi/cpufreq.c: In function 'pas_cpufreq_cpu_init':
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/pasemi/cpufreq.c:216: error: incompatible types in assignment
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/powermac/cpufreq_64.c: In function 'g5_cpufreq_cpu_init':
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/powermac/cpufreq_64.c:365: error: incompatible types in assignment
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/cbe_cpufreq.c: In function 'cbe_cpufreq_cpu_init':
> > > > arch/powerpc/platforms/cell/cbe_cpufreq.c:121: error: incompatible types in assignment
> > > >
> > > > Caused by commit 835481d9bcd65720b473db6b38746a74a3964218 ("cpumask:
> > > > convert struct cpufreq_policy to cpumask_var_t") which missed updating
> > > > all the powerpc (at least) cpufreq drivers.
> > >
> > > Yeah, it only updates x86 it seems ...
> > Yeah - and that build bug was stupid too - when touching a generic file
> > that is called include/linux/cpufreq.h and changing a key data field one
> > should at minimum get the idea that it's generic for a reason and should
> > start grepping the tree ...
> > It slipped through because it didnt get caught in build tests because
> > cpufreq isnt enabled in the powerpc defconfig.
> Which defconfig?
> powerpc(master) $ git grep CPU_FREQ=y arch/powerpc/configs/ppc64_defconfig
ah, indeed - you are right.
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