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SubjectRe: "Bugs" in personality.h and linkage.h?
Marius Kjeldahl wrote:
>
> I am trying to build LinuxThreads 0.3 together with the ACE library, and
> have encountered some problems in the files mentioned in the header of
> this mail.
>
> The symbol "asmlinkage" (defined in linkage.h) get used in strange ways
> in personality.h . If compiled with c++ (i.e. linkage defines asmlinkage
> as extern "C") the compiler gets parsing when reading personality.h .
>
> Looking at the way this symbol gets used in personality.h it is not
> clear to me how this symbol is supposed to be used.
>
> Can anyone tell me whether this symbol serves any purpose in
> personality.h, and what needs to be done to "fix" it (so gcc can parse
> it)?
>
> Thanks in advance..
>
> Marius Kjeldahl

It seems that asmlinkage is used in a declaration of type
"typedef asmlinkage ...". I don't know why asmlinkage is
here but for the moment if you just remove it all works
correctly.

Here is a patch below.

Guilhem.
--
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| /-\ LAVAUX Yves & Guilhem |
| / \ /-\ |
|-/ \ / \ /------------|
| \ / \-/ |
| \-/ ylavaux@pratique.fr |
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--- linux/include/linux/personality.h.old Sun Sep 1 12:20:37 1996
+++ linux/include/linux/personality.h Sun Sep 1 12:20:58 1996
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@
#define PER_XENIX (0x0007 | STICKY_TIMEOUTS)

/* Prototype for an lcall7 syscall handler. */
-typedef asmlinkage void (*lcall7_func)(struct pt_regs *);
+typedef void (*lcall7_func)(struct pt_regs *);


/* Description of an execution domain - personality range supported,
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