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SubjectRe: Build broken on s390 and ia64 [was: Linux]
On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 09:23:32AM +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> On 03/09/2012 07:57 AM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > Thanks but now I have a doubt, maybe Jiri and Tony can help. In the
> > commit above, Tony says that CONFIG_COMPAT has been broken for a long
> > time (2008) and nobody apparently uses it. Still, Jiri got a build
> > failure because he used CONFIG_COMPAT. So either there are some valid
> > uses and we should not remove the feature that late in a stable branch,
> > or Jiri only encountered it upon a make allyesconfig then it might
> > be safe to remove it.
> It's a SLE11-SP1 that is using the kernel and has COMPAT on ia64
> enabled. I don't know if it is broken or if we provide support for that.

Thanks for the quick feedback Jiri.

> If you are sure COMPAT is broken on ia64 even in 2.6.32, feel free to
> ban COMPAT completely.

Just checked on the net, it looks like Tony's comment is right as
SLE11 apparently provides ia32el.

So that's OK, I'll apply Ben's patch.

Thanks guys,

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