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    SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] UBI changes for 2.6.40
    Hi Markus,

    yes, sorry, this patch was probably a mistake - I just stupidly followed
    the new trend.

    On Sun, 2011-06-12 at 08:40 +0200, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
    > Either reverting or using something like this fixes the problem:

    However, I am a bit reluctant to revert it now because this would only
    hide the issue. And some googling shows that networking people had a
    similar error in the past and solved it by reverting before the change
    went upstream.

    > diff --git a/include/mtd/ubi-user.h b/include/mtd/ubi-user.h
    > index 3c41097..47a6c21 100644
    > --- a/include/mtd/ubi-user.h
    > +++ b/include/mtd/ubi-user.h
    > @@ -23,6 +23,10 @@
    > #include <linux/types.h>
    > +#ifndef __packed
    > +#define __packed __attribute__((packed))
    > +#endif
    > +
    > /*
    > * UBI device creation (the same as MTD device attachment)
    > * ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    This would be a dirty hack. I think a better solution is to enhance the
    "scripts/" script and teach it to substitute __packed
    with __attribute__((packed)). Then at "make headers_install" time this
    issue would be fixed up.

    Or may be the definition of __packed has to be somehow included in
    ubi-user.h ...

    Would you please try to make a patch and send it to lkml to hopefully
    generate some discussion and the right way to go would probably be

    Best Regards,
    Artem Bityutskiy

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