Re: PATCH: gcc 3.3 support and quota workaround

From: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas_at_hp.com>
Date: 2003-08-06 08:43:28
On Wednesday 23 July 2003 10:56 am, H. J. Lu wrote:
> I am using gcc 3.3 to build the ia64 2.4 kernel from
> 
> http://lia64.bkbits.net/linux-ia64-2.4
> 
> Gcc 3.3 doesn't like multi-line asm statement. I am enclosing a patch
> here.

In 2.6, the asm statement was moved into a .S file.  I'd rather see a
2.4 patch that does the same thing.

Also, gcc 3.3.1 was unable to build a stable kernel when I released
the 2.4.21 ia64 patch.  So use it at your own risk.

> Also the kernel won't compile with
> 
> CONFIG_QUOTA=y
> 
> in .config since INIT_QUOTA_MODULE_NAMES is not defined anywhere. I
> looked at fs/dquot.c. There are some codes which weren't in 2.4.22-pre6
> nor 2.4.22-pre7. Where did they come from? I use the patch enclosed to
> get the kernel to compile.

The patch that added INIT_QUOTA_MODULE_NAMES appears to have
been removed, so I think this problem no longer exists.  (I was
able to build a kernel with CONFIG_QUOTA=y.)

Bjorn

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