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SubjectRe: m68k: main.c:(.init.text+0x730): undefined reference to `strlen'
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 04:28:24PM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <> writes:
> > Or replace all the strlen stuff in include/asm-m68k/string.h with a
> I don't think the strlen macros has any influence in this case (it
> already uses __builtin_strlen anyway).

The problem is that it sets __HAVE_ARCH_STRLEN, and therefore the
out-of-line function in lib/string.c is not built.

That breaks when gcc replaces a call to a different function with a call
to strlen().

> I'd rather guess that gcc is
> expanding strncat internally to something involving strlen with
> non-constant argument,

We agree on this one.

> although I cannot see how that can happen from a
> quick look.

It isn't the first time we have these problems in the kernel...

> Andreas.



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