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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.0-test6
On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, Russell King wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 10:37:36AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > On Sat, 27 Sep 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > > Bernardo Innocenti:
> > > > o GCC 3.3.x/3.4 compatiblity fix in include/linux/init.h
> > >
> > > This change breaks 2.95 for some source files, because <linux/init.h> doesn't
> > > include <linux/compiler.h>. Do you want to have the missing include added to
> > > <linux/init.h>, or to the individual source files that need it?
> >
> > Interesting. I'm pretty sure I did a "make allyesconfig" just before the
> > test6 release, so apparently x86 includes it indirectly through some path,
> > and so it only shows up on m68k and arm?
> >
> > This, btw, is a pretty common thing. I wonder what we could do to make
> > sure that different architectures wouldn't have so different include file
> > structures. It's happened _way_ too often.
> >
> > Any ideas?
>
> The two files that it showed up in on ARM are fairly simple in nature and
> don't include may headers. Making the ARM include structure identical to
> x86 wouldn't have removed the problem from ARM.

Same for m68k. The offender was a m68k-specific file (arch/m68k/sun3/sbus.c),
which just included <linux/types.h> and <linux/init.h>, and uses
subsys_initcall().

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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