Re: [BUG] 2.6.32-rc5 build failure on Alpha
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 12:39:47AM -0500, Bob Tracy wrote:
> 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).
> Ok. Found it. The THREAD_SIZE definition is inside a
> "#ifndef __ASSEMBLY__" block, so it never gets referenced (because
> "__ASSEMBLY__" is defined for the "vmlinux.lds" build). The obvious
> suggested fix is to move the definition outside the block.
A patch doing this has been posted some time ago.
I think/hope it is in -mm if it is not yet in -linus.