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SubjectRE: Unresolved symbol memset
Are you compiling with "-O2" (as mentioned by someone else) ?

~Randy

On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Michael Smith wrote:

| That particular header is included. As I mentioned, I am using memset
| in other areas of the code, as well as the same file. If I take this
| one call out of the source, it compiles, links and I am able to perform
| and insmod correctly. Below are the headers that are included in the
| file, and the area of the code that is causing the problem. Let me say
| that the code, even with this particular call in, compiles and links.
| The problem happens when I go to perform the insmod on it.
|
| #include <memory.h>
| #include <string.h>
| #include "myownheaders.h"
|
|
| void myfunction( void *a, int len )
| {
| ....
| Mymemmove() //used because NdisMoveMemory can not be used
| memset( &a->WORD[NUMWORDS-len], 0, len*4);
| ...
| }
|
|
| -----Original Message-----
| From: linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org
| [mailto:linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org] On Behalf Of
| rddunlap@osdl.org
| Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2001 1:27 PM
| To: Michael Smith
| Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
| Subject: Re: Unresolved symbol memset
|
| On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Michael Smith wrote:
|
| | Hello all,
| | I am new the Linux world and have a problem which is somewhat
| | confusing. I am using the system call memset() in kernel code written
| | for Red Hat 7.1(kernel 2.4). I needed to make this code compatible
| with
| | Red Hat 6.2(kernel 2.2) and seem to be getting a unresolved symbol.
| | This is only happening in one place of the code in one file. I am
| using
| | memset() in other areas of the code which does not lead to the
| problem.
| | If anyone can clue me in to what this possible can be, it would
| greatly
| | be appreciated.
|
| um, memset() isn't actually a system call.
| However-- does the problem source file have
| #include <linux/string.h>
| in it? It should.
| Or perhaps you could post the problem source file and/or
| gcc messages.

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