ARCH=ppc strncmp undefined

Grant Likely grant.likely at
Mon Apr 28 06:24:49 EST 2008

On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 1:26 PM, David H. Lynch Jr. <dhlii at> wrote:
>     After pulling and rebasing to 2.6.25, I get  strncmp is undefined
>  when  I try to link the kernel.
>    I have not chased this down as  just added strncmp into
>  arch/ppc/lib/string.S
>     But I would guess this is a side effect of changes to accomidate
>  migration to ARCH=powerpc.
>     There appear to be a number of remaining arch/ppc BSP's that need
>  strncmp and therefore
>     will not build in 2.6.25.

There is a patch to fix this bug:


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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