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SubjectRe: SCHED_YIELD undeclared with Trond's NFS patch w/2.4.19-pre2-ac2
On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Steven A. DuChene wrote:

> I am attempting to apply Trond's linux-2.4.18-NFS_ALL.dif patch to 2.4.19-pre2-ac2
> I get the patch to apply once I massage fs/nfs/inode.c a little bit but when I try
> to compile it I get:
>
> svcsock.c: In function `svc_recv':
> svcsock.c:987: `SCHED_YIELD' undeclared (first use in this function)
> svcsock.c:987: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> svcsock.c:987: for each function it appears in.)
> make[3]: *** [svcsock.o] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.X/net/sunrpc'
> make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
>

> Now I know there were some changes because of the O(1) stuff in the ac2 patch but
> what is the process for eliminating references to SCHED_YIELD?
> --
> Steven A. DuChene linux-clusters@mindspring.com
> sduchene@mindspring.com

You need to change loops that do something like:

while(something)
{
current->policy |= SCHED_YIELD;
schedule();
}

to:

while(something)
sys_sched_yield();


Reference:

On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> >
> > In 2.5 yield() maps to sys_sched_yield(). You can handle it in the same
> > way in your includes if version <= 2.4.
>
> It's not exported as well as not defined in a header! It results in
> an undefined symbol in the module.

You can try to ask Marcelo to add a line in include/linux/sched.h and one
in kernel/ksym.c
In this way a compatibility interface can be achieved for code that needs it.


- Davide






Cheers,
Dick Johnson

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