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Subject2.4.28-pre3: broken ips update
On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 07:01:17PM -0300, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> Summary of changes from v2.4.28-pre2 to v2.4.28-pre3
> ============================================
> Jack Hammer:
> o ServeRAID driver (ips) Version 7.10.18

<-- snip -->

gcc-3.4 -D__KERNEL__
-I/home/bunk/linux/kernel-2.4/linux-2.4.28-pre3-full/include -Wall
-Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common
-fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=athlon
-fno-unit-at-a-time -nostdinc -iwithprefix include
-DKBUILD_BASENAME=ips -c -o ips.o ips.c
In file included from ips.c:190:
ips.h:101: error: redefinition of typedef 'irqreturn_t'
error: previous declaration of 'irqreturn_t' was here
make[3]: *** [ips.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/bunk/linux/kernel-2.4/linux-2.4.28-pre3-full/drivers/scsi'

<-- snip -->

This update was obviously submitted without even testing the compilation
of the driver (not to mention testing whether it actually works).

Even worse:

We had _exactly the same problem_ with the 7.00.15 driver in
2.4.27-pre3, but 7.10.18 now simply reverts my (trivial) fix for this
compile error.

Marcelo, can you please refuse patches from people who don't bother to
do even the simplest compile testing when blindly submitting the latest
version of a driver?



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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