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Subject[PATCH v2] compiler.h: Include <linux/bug.h> to avoid build breakage with ARRAY_SIZE()
Building imx_v6_v7_defconfig generated the following build error:

arch/arm/mach-imx/cpu_op-mx51.c: In function 'mx51_get_cpu_op':
arch/arm/mach-imx/cpu_op-mx51.c:27: error: implicit declaration of function 'BUILD_BUG_ON_ZERO'

commit 6f863554 (kernel.h: doesn't explicitly use bug.h, so don't include it.)
has removed asm/debug.h from linux/kernel.h.

Quoting Russell King (

"linux/kernel.h _does_ use bug stuff - in ARRAY_SIZE().

ARRAY_SIZE() uses __must_be_array(), which is defined in linux/compiler-gcc.h,
which is obtained via linux/compiler.h and linux/linkage.h.

linux/compiler-gcc.h defines __must_be_array() to be:
#define __must_be_array(a) BUILD_BUG_ON_ZERO(__same_type((a), &(a)[0]))

and BUILD_BUG_ON_ZERO used to be in linux/kernel.h but got moved to

Hence why people are seeing build breakage with ARRAY_SIZE()."

Signed-off-by: Fabio Estevam <>
Changes since v1:
- Move linux/bug.h to linux/compiler.h

include/linux/compiler.h | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/compiler.h b/include/linux/compiler.h
index 4a24354..0300fb7 100644
--- a/include/linux/compiler.h
+++ b/include/linux/compiler.h
@@ -46,6 +46,7 @@ extern void __chk_io_ptr(const volatile void __iomem *);

#ifdef __GNUC__
#include <linux/compiler-gcc.h>
+#include <linux/bug.h>

#define notrace __attribute__((no_instrument_function))

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