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SubjectRe: Compilation error in ntfs driver

Yes, known problem, but wrong fix. Correct fix is to add the line:

#include <linux/kernel.h>

to the includes in fs/ntfs/unistr.c

Best regards,


At 23:42 19/08/01, Joachim Herb wrote:
>I think I have found a compilation error in the ntfs driver in file
>make -C ntfs modules
>make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.7/fs/ntfs'
>gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.7/include -Wall
>-Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer
>-fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2
>-march=athlon -DMODULE -DNTFS_VERSION=\"1.1.16\" -c -o
>unistr.o unistr.c
>unistr.c: In function `ntfs_collate_names':
>unistr.c:99: warning: implicit declaration of function `min'
>unistr.c:99: parse error before `unsigned'
>unistr.c:99: parse error before `)'
>unistr.c:97: warning: `c1' might be used uninitialized in this function
>unistr.c: At top level:
>unistr.c:118: parse error before `if'
>unistr.c:123: warning: type defaults to `int' in declaration of `c1'
>unistr.c:123: `name1' undeclared here (not in a function)
>unistr.c:123: warning: data definition has no type or storage class
>unistr.c:124: parse error before `if'
>The problem is the following part of the 2.4.9 patch:
>diff -u --recursive --new-file v2.4.8/linux/fs/ntfs/unistr.c
>--- v2.4.8/linux/fs/ntfs/unistr.c Wed Jul 25 17:10:24 2001
>+++ linux/fs/ntfs/unistr.c Wed Aug 15 01:22:17 2001
>@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@
> __u32 cnt;
> wchar_t c1, c2;
>- for (cnt = 0; cnt < min(name1_len, name2_len); ++cnt)
>+ for (cnt = 0; cnt < min(unsigned int, name1_len, name2_len);
> {
> c1 = le16_to_cpu(*name1++);
> c2 = le16_to_cpu(*name2++);
>Simply remove it again, i.e. remove the "unsigned int, ", and the file
>compiles (with one warning).
>Joachim Herb
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