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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: error in ll_rw_blk.c while compiling kernel
On Sat, 19 Feb 2000, Matthew Asquith wrote:

> While compiling my kernel, version 2.3.46, I get an ugly error message
> appear when I do "make bzImage":
>
> ----------------------------
> make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/block'
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -D__SMP__ -Wall
> -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe
> -DCPU=486 -march=i486 -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c ll_rw_blk.c
> ll_rw_blk.c:237: warning: static declaration for `generic_plug_device'
> follows non-static
> ll_rw_blk.c: In function `blk_init_queue':
> ll_rw_blk.c:256: structure has no member named `back_merges_fn'

Either manually change "back_merges_fn" to "back_merge_fn" or
patch with any of the 2.3.47 patches; they include this fix.

> What have I done wrong to cause this message to appear?

Nothing; it was a typo in the release. You might want to take a
few minutes looking through the kernel mailing list archives before
posting, however, this one has been covered in previous posts.
Cheers,
- Bill

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