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SubjectRe: [uml-devel] [PATCH] UML - 2.6.12-rc4-mm2 Compile error
On Monday 23 May 2005 16:16, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> > > Here is a patch to correct a compile error on linux 2.6.12-rc4-mm2 for
> > > uml. At the compilation of init/main.c, it complains because it doens't
> > > find the 2 constants FIXADDR_USER_START and FIXADDR_USER_END
> >
> > Why deleting FIXADDR_START? Also FIXADDR_USER_* are defined, just in a
> > different way (and the patch below is IIRC uncorrect).
> I've seen this error too after 'make menuconfig ARCH=um' on a clean
> tree.
> The following fixes it:
> cp .config /tmp
> make mrproper ARCH=um
> cp /tmp/.config .
> make ARCH=um
> So there's definitely something wrong with the build on UML.
Yes, an empty include/asm-um/elf.h which is not by default replaced by a
symlink. Sadly a patch which should have been deleted it simply emptied it
(courtesy of quilt). So

$(call create_the_symlink)
(which is pseudo-code) won't create it.

As a last resort I'll force that symlink to be unconditional (I hope not
needing this).
Paolo Giarrusso, aka Blaisorblade
Skype user "PaoloGiarrusso"
Linux registered user n. 292729

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