2.6.31-git10 : perf counters build failure on powerpc

Sachin Sant sachinp at in.ibm.com
Mon Sep 21 15:21:49 EST 2009

Latest 31 git(2.6.31-git10 : ebc79c4f8da0f92efa968e0328f32334a2ce80cf)
fails to build on powerpc with following error

arch/powerpc/kernel/perf_counter.c: In function 'record_and_restart':
arch/powerpc/kernel/perf_counter.c:1165: error: unknown field 'regs' specified in initializer
cc1: warnings being treated as errors
arch/powerpc/kernel/perf_counter.c:1165: error: initialization makes integer from pointer without a cast
arch/powerpc/kernel/perf_counter.c:1173: error: too few arguments to function 'perf_counter_overflow'
make[1]: *** [arch/powerpc/kernel/perf_counter.o] Error 1
make: *** [arch/powerpc/kernel] Error 2



Sachin Sant
IBM Linux Technology Center
India Systems and Technology Labs
Bangalore, India

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