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Re: [BUG] 2.6.32-rc5 build failure on Alpha

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:53:05PM -0500, Bob Tracy wrote:
> Mainline 2.6.32-rc5 kernel build failure.  The last few lines of the kernel
> build output are:
>   LD      vmlinux.o
>   MODPOST vmlinux.o
> WARNING: "saved_config" [vmlinux] is COMMON symbol
>   GEN     .version
>   CHK     include/linux/compile.h
>   UPD     include/linux/compile.h
>   CC      init/version.o
>   LD      init/built-in.o
>   LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
> arch/alpha/kernel/vmlinux.lds:241: undefined symbol `THREAD_SIZE' referenced in expression
> make: *** [.tmp_vmlinux1] Error 1

In arch/alpha/include/asm/thread_info.h, THREAD_SIZE is defined as
(2*PAGE_SIZE).  I tried editing arch/alpha/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S and making
that substitution manually, and the build succeeds.  "thread_info.h" is
being included, so I have no idea why the build is breaking.  gcc
version is 4.3.4 (Debian 4.3.4-5), and binutils version is


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