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SubjectRe: 2.4.9-pre2 breaks UFS as a module
Alan Cox wrote:
> > make[2]: Entering directory `/share/src/linux-2.4.9-pre2/fs/ufs'
> > gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/share/src/linux-2.4.9-pre2/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686
> > -DMODULE -c -o file.o file.c
> > file.c:80: `generic_file_open' undeclared here (not in a function)
> > file.c:80: initializer element is not constant
> > file.c:80: (near initialization for `')
> > make[2]: *** [file.o] Error 1
> > make[2]: Leaving directory `/share/src/linux-2.4.9-pre2/fs/ufs'
> > make[1]: *** [_modsubdir_ufs] Error 2
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/share/src/linux-2.4.9-pre2/fs'
> > make: *** [_mod_fs] Error 2
> I'll take a look at that, Im trying to merge VFS things with Linus and its
> non trivial to get all the bits in place and in the right order 8(

I can confirm it builds okay in -pre3, thanks ! I've used it only
once as Digital Unix support folks provided a small patch on a
floppy to a customer, then said customer noticed Windows could not
recognize the contents - it was an UFS formatted floppy...


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