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SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure
Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
>
>> Hi Dave,
>>
>> Today's linux-next build (sparc64 defconfig) failed like this:
>>
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c: In function `tick_check_new_device':
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c:210: error: invalid lvalue in unary `&'
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c:223: error: invalid lvalue in unary `&'
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c:255: error: invalid lvalue in unary `&'
>>
>> gcc is version 3.4.5 sparc64 cross compiler (powercp64 host).
>>
>> The below patch fixes it.
>>
>> when you take the address of the result. Noticed on a sparc64 compile
>> using a version 3.4.5 cross compiler.
>>
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c: In function `tick_check_new_device':
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c:210: error: invalid lvalue in unary `&'
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c:223: error: invalid lvalue in unary `&'
>> kernel/time/tick-common.c:255: error: invalid lvalue in unary `&'
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
>> ---
>> include/linux/cpumask.h | 2 +-
>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/include/linux/cpumask.h b/include/linux/cpumask.h
>> index 96d0509..d3219d7 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/cpumask.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/cpumask.h
>> @@ -287,7 +287,7 @@ static inline const cpumask_t *get_cpu_mask(unsigned int cpu)
>> * gcc optimizes it out (it's a constant) and there's no huge stack
>> * variable created:
>> */
>> -#define cpumask_of_cpu(cpu) ({ *get_cpu_mask(cpu); })
>> +#define cpumask_of_cpu(cpu) (*get_cpu_mask(cpu))
>
> hm, i'm wondering - is this a compiler bug?
>
> Ingo

Same problem on x86/gcc 3.4.6, but will pass on gcc 4.x

Regards,
Wenji


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