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SubjectRe: sparse chokes on arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c (was: 2.6.20-mm1)
On Thu, 15 Feb 2007 17:01:27 +0100
Tilman Schmidt <> wrote:

> Trying to build 2.6.20-mm1 on i386 with C=1, sparse 0.2 chokes
> on arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:
> CHECK arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c
> linux/marker.h: No such file or directory
> include/linux/jiffies.h:18:5: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:20:7: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:22:7: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:24:7: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:26:7: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:28:7: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:30:7: warning: undefined preprocessor identifier 'CONFIG_HZ'
> include/linux/jiffies.h:33:3: error: You lose.
> include/linux/jiffies.h:225:5: error: bad constant expression
> include/asm/module.h:64:2: error: unknown processor family
> include/asm/processor.h:82:30: error: undefined identifier 'CONFIG_X86_L1_CACHE_SHIFT'
> include/asm/processor.h:82:30: error: bad constant expression type
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:120:16: error: Expected ; at end of declaration
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:120:16: error: got pit_read
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:128:2: error: Trying to use reserved word 'do' as identifier
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:128:2: error: Expected ; at end of declaration
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:128:2: error: got {
> [loads of similar messages omitted ...]
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:195:2: error: undefined identifier 'clocksource_pit'
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:196:9: error: undefined identifier 'clocksource_register'
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:41:7: error: Expected constant expression in case statement
> arch/i386/kernel/i8253.c:50:7: error: Expected constant expression in case statement

Me too. It's due to the linux-kernel-markers patches. Mathieu, can you
take a look please?
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