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SubjectRe: Issues with linux-2.6.2
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 01:22:05PM -0800, Alex Davis wrote:

> I have a few issues with 2.6.2. Ths first issue is when upgrading from 2.4, I had to create
> the symlinks:
> ln -s /usr/include/asm /usr/src/linux/include/asm-i386
> ln -s /usr/include/asm-generic /usr/src/linux/include/asm-generic
> This requirement was not mentioned in any documentation I could find.

No, because it is wrong. A very unwise thing to do.

> The second issue is when trying to build util-linux-2.11z I get the following error:
> cc -pipe -O2 -mcpu=i486 -fomit-frame-pointer -I../lib -Wall -Wmissing-prototypes
> -Wstrict-prototypes -I/usr/include/ncurses -DNCH=0 -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -DSBINDIR=\"/sbin\"
> -DUSRSBINDIR=\"/usr/sbin\" -DLOGDIR=\"/var/log\" -DVARPATH=\"/var\"
> -DLOCALEDIR=\"/usr/share/locale\" -O2 -s blockdev.c -o blockdev
> blockdev.c:70: error: parse error before '[' token
> blockdev.c:70: error: initializer element is not constant

And this is your punishment.

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