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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.15-rc2
On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 05:05:07PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 22 Nov 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > > Jeffrey Hundstad <jeffrey.hundstad@mnsu.edu> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > from fs/compat_ioctl.c:52,
> > > > from arch/x86_64/ia32/ia32_ioctl.c:14:
> > > > include/linux/ext3_fs.h: In function 'ext3_raw_inode':
> > > > include/linux/ext3_fs.h:696: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type
> > >
> > > This might help?
>
> The patch didn't help.
>
> >
> > Why does it happen at all, though?
>
> davem recently merged a patch which adds ext3 ioctls to fs/compat_ioctl.c.
> That required inclusion of ext3 and jbd header files. Those files explode
> unpleasantly when CONFIG_JBD=n.

Or use ->compat_ioctl and do it in fs/ext3

>
> No trivial fix was apparent - perhaps we should disable the compat wrappers
> if CONFIG_EXT3=n and/or CONFIG_JBD=n.

That's already done for a lot of other wrappers, so would be fine too

-Andi
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