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SubjectCompilation problems in sysinfo.c
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Hi all,

The Kernel level is: 2.4.9-31 for Red Hat Linux 7.2:

Has anyone had trouble compiling the modules - especifically in sysinfo.c.
I was trying to build the kernel modules and the compiler found errors when
it got to sysinfo.c.
I re-installed my kernel source code and headers and started from scratch.
I still had the same problem (see output below).

I changed line 11 to "include <compiler.h>", replaced line 86 with
"return_string=system_utsname.version".
Everything worked after that.

I'm wondering if I should report this as a bug or whether I was the only
one w/ the problem.
The source pkg that installed was kernel-source-2.4.9-31.i386.rpm, and
kernel-headers-2.4.9-31.i386.rpm.

Output from 'make modules':
=========================

make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/abi/sco'
ld -m elf_i386 -r -o abi-sco.o sysent.o misc.o ptrace.o secureware.o
ioctl.o termios.o tapeio.o vtkbd.o
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/abi/sco'
make -C svr4 modules
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/abi/svr4'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/include -Wall
-Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer
-fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -Wno-unused -pipe
-mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i386 -DMODULE -DMODVERSIONS -include
/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/include/linux/modversions.h -c -o sysinfo.o
sysinfo.c
sysinfo.c:11:27: linux/compile.h: No such file or directory
sysinfo.c: In function `svr4_sysinfo':
sysinfo.c:86: `UTS_VERSION' undeclared (first use in this function)
sysinfo.c:86: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
sysinfo.c:86: for each function it appears in.)
make[2]: *** [sysinfo.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/abi/svr4'
make[1]: *** [_modsubdir_svr4] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.9-31/abi'
make: *** [_mod_abi] Error 2

Isabelle Poueriet

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