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From: Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>,
	tony.luck@intel.com, anton@samba.org, paulus@samba.org,
	rusty@rustcorp.com.au
Subject: Re: [BUID_FAILURE] regression from 2.6.24-git18 to 2.6.25-rc1-git1 on section type conflict psmouse-base
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 17:40:28 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47B18CB4.7090408@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080212095536.GG2959@cs181133002.pp.htv.fi>

Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 03:17:02PM +0530, Kamalesh Babulal wrote:
>> Adrian Bunk wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 11:59:29PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 13:10:02 +0530 Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> This build failure is seen on the powerpc from the 2.6.24-git18 kernel and is still visible
>>>>> in the 2.6.25-rc1-git1.
>>>>>
>>>>> drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.c:44: error: __param_proto causes a section type conflict
>>>>> drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.c:44: error: __param_proto causes a section type conflict
>>>>> make[3]: *** [drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.o] Error 1
>>>>> make[2]: *** [drivers/input/mouse] Error 2
>>>>> make[1]: *** [drivers/input] Error 2
>>>>>
>>>>> The patch http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/8/514 seems to have not taken into 2.6.25-rc1 and 
>>>>> 2.6.25-rc1-git(s). Is there any new patch i am missing out.
>>>> I have it queued up, along with quite a few other things, but for the next
>>>> couple of days I have logistical problems which are preventing me from
>>>> doing runtime testing.
>>> And this really isn't a regression.
>>>
>>> It seems Kamalesh has upgraded his gcc to 4.2 between trying 
>>> 2.6.24-git18 and trying 2.6.25-rc1-git1?
>>>
>>> cu
>>> Adrianhttp://sydgsa.ibm.com/gsa/sydgsa/projects/k/kernel.org/korg/
>>>
>> Hi Adrian,
>>
>> I am using the gcc version
>>
>> gcc (GCC) 4.2.3 20071014 (prerelease) (Debian 4.2.2-3)
>>
>> It has been the same gcc version from 2.6.24-git18 to 2.6.25-rc1-git{1,2).
>> This build failure is seen from 2.6.24-git18 and is still seen in 2.6.25-rc1-git{1,2}.
> 
> I misread what you meant with the word "from".
> 
> But my point is still that this is not a regression in the kernel but a 
> problem when using gcc 4.2 on powerpc (no matter whether the kernel or 
> gcc is wrong in this case).
> 
> Or am I wrong here and you are able to compile older powerpc kernels 
> with the same gcc and .config?
> 
>> Kamalesh Babulal,
> 
> cu
> Adrian
> 
Sorry for the term using "regression in the kernel", this seems not to be the regression from the 
kernel.I tried compiling older versions of kernels on the machine. I was able to reproduce the
same build failure with 2.6.23 and similar one with 2.6.22.

drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c:1095: error: __param_hotmod causes a section type conflict
drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c:1095: error: __param_hotmod causes a section type conflict

-- 
Thanks & Regards,
Kamalesh Babulal,
Linux Technology Center,
IBM, ISTL.

      reply	other threads:[~2008-02-12 12:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12  7:40 Kamalesh Babulal
2008-02-12  7:59 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-12  9:36   ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-12  9:47     ` Kamalesh Babulal
2008-02-12  9:55       ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-12 12:10         ` Kamalesh Babulal [this message]

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