Re: [Linux-ia64] [PATCH] IA32 support without sysctl doesn't work

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-02-04 06:34:40
>>>>> On Mon, 3 Feb 2003 09:54:11 +1100, Peter Chubb <peter@chubb.wattle.id.au> said:

  Peter> If you try to compile with CONFIG_IA32 on and CONFIG_SYSCTL off, then
  Peter> you get an undefined reference to do_sysctl() on final link.

  Peter> I believe that if sysctl is turned off, it should be off for IA32
  Peter> processes as well as for IA64 processes.

Agreed.

  Peter> Here's a patch:

The ia32 subsystem should mirror what's done in kernel/sysctl.c: when
CONFIG_SYSCTL isn't defined, there should be a dummy sys32_sysctl().
That way, the number of #ifdefs is localized to one file.

	--david
Received on Mon Feb 03 11:51:27 2003

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