PowerPC build fail

Michael Ellerman mpe at ellerman.id.au
Mon Feb 27 21:38:13 AEDT 2017

Hi Tobin,

"Tobin C. Harding" <me at tobin.cc> writes:
> The current (2bfe01e) torvalds git tree fails to build on powerpc64. Build machine
> is virtualized.
> - Build error
> arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c: In function ‘running_clock’:
> arch/powerpc/kernel/time.c:712:25: error: implicit declaration of function ‘cputime_to_nsecs’
>    return local_clock() - cputime_to_nsecs(kcpustat_this_cpu->cpustat[CPUTIME_STEAL]);
>                           ^
> If you think this can be fixed with the *little* kernel dev knowledge
> I have please point me at a starting place and I will dig into it.

Thanks for trying to fix it.

You got unlucky and pulled Linus' tree just after a cleanup series was
merged, but before all the bugs had been shaken out.


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