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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: compiling with gcc 3.0
On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Simone Piunno wrote:

> I was trying to compile 2.4.5 with gcc 3.0 but there is a problem
> (conflicting type) between kernel/timer.c and include/linux/sched.h
> Apparently the problem solves with this oneline workarond:
> --- linux/include/linux/sched.h Tue Jun 19 17:00:03 2001
> +++ linux/include/linux/sched.h.orig Tue Jun 19 17:00:13 2001

[short patch snipped]

> don't know if this is the right approach but works for me.

The approach was right, but your argument order to diff was backwards.
Andrea posted this patch a little while ago:

--- 2.4.6pre2aa1/include/linux/sched.h.~1~ Wed Jun 13 00:44:45 2001
+++ 2.4.6pre2aa1/include/linux/sched.h Wed Jun 13 00:47:23 2001
@@ -541,7 +541,7 @@
extern unsigned long volatile jiffies;
extern unsigned long itimer_ticks;
extern unsigned long itimer_next;
-extern struct timeval xtime;
+extern volatile struct timeval xtime;
extern void do_timer(struct pt_regs *);

extern unsigned int * prof_buffer;
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