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SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure after merge of the kvm-ppc tree
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On 05.07.2012, at 07:49, Stephen Rothwell wrote:

> Hi Alexander,
>
> After merging the kvm-ppc tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
> ppc64_defconfig) failed like this:
>
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S: Assembler messages:
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:479: Error: wrong number of operands
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:486: Error: wrong number of operands
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:486: Error: wrong number of operands
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:487: Error: wrong number of operands
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:487: Error: wrong number of operands
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:494: Error: wrong number of operands
> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:494: Error: wrong number of operands
>
> Caused by commit bc8cc4993e19 ("PPC: use CURRENT_THREAD_INFO instead of
> open coded assembly"). The fact that this patch has problems was already
> pointed out on the linuxppc-dev mailing list and it clearly hasn't been
> build tested.
>
> I have used the version of the kvm-ppc tree from next-20120703 for today.

Ah, yes, thanks. I kept the old, broken version in my tree to make sure I have the dependencies for (and don't forget) the (hopefully good) patches that follow on top, but was planning to replace it once we have a new version of the CURRENT_THREAD_INFO one.

Stuart, could you please send a new version of the CURRENT_THREAD_INFO patch?


Alex



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