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SubjectRe: lib/string.h build failure in linux-next
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On Tuesday 06 March 2012, Mark Salter wrote:
> I'm seeing a build failure in lib/string.h in linux-next:
>
> /es/linux/linux-next/lib/string.c: In function 'strlcat':
> /es/linux/linux-next/lib/string.c:225:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'printk'
> /es/linux/linux-next/lib/string.c:225:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'panic'
>
> Commit e2950c2b6ecb928bfd3a13dd237df1f29f712704 removed an include of
> linux/module.h which triggered the problem for arch/c6x and probably
> other architectures using the asm-generic BUG macro.
>
> I think this needs fixing in asm-generic/bug.h which should include
> linux/kernel.h for panic and linux/printk.h for printk.

I think you cannot do that as long as linux/kernel.h includes asm/bug.h,
or you will get a lot of other build failures.

The safer option is probably to add the two missing headers separately
to string.c.

Arnd


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