Powerpc compile error with 2.6.39-rc3 and non-SMP configs

Paul Gortmaker paul.gortmaker at windriver.com
Thu Apr 14 01:45:53 EST 2011

On 11-04-13 06:17 AM, Michael Guntsche wrote:
> Hi,
> Commit b987812b3fc "powerpc/kexec: Fix mismatched ifdefs for PPC64/SMP."
> breaks compilation on non SMP powerpc machines.

Ah crap.  I compile tested on SMP, so didn't see that.

> I wonder if this commit is really neccessary in the first place. The
> function definition itself is already between an

Your analysis is right, but I think getting rid of the #ifdefs is
still the right approach where possible.  I'll send a fix shortly.

Thanks for the report.


> #ifdef CONFIG_SMP (line 56)
> #endif 
> block so only exists if SMP=y and PPC_STD_MMU_64=y.
> Furthermore the stub in your patch is only created if SMP=y and
> PPC_STD_MMU_64=n which breaks non-SMP configs. 
> Kind regards,
> Michael Guntsche

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