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SubjectRe: [PATCH] make mm4 compile on ppc
Paul Mackerras <> wrote:
> Andrew,
> This patch gets -mm4 to compile and boot for me.

Great, thanks.

> I have only tried UP
> so far. It's not completely happy though: I got several messages
> saying "INIT: /dev/initctl is not a fifo", and gdm failed to start.
> Not sure what is wrong.

Is current -linus OK?

> You'll notice I had to take out include/asm/asm_offsets.h from the
> dependencies for arch/$(ARCH)/, basically because ppc
> doesn't have an asm_offsets.h (we call it just offsets.h). It's not
> clear to me why would ever depend on structure offsets,
> but if it does, surely this dependency should go in the arch-specific
> Makefile?

Yes, the dependency of[so] on CONFIG_FOO has confused the heck
out of kbuild. Kai and Sam are working on it and patches are flying about.

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