Build failure in procfs module
bsam at ipt.ru
Mon Aug 15 21:29:47 GMT 2005
On Thu, 11 Aug 2005 19:34:09 +0400 Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 12:28:35PM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:
> > On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 19:19:24 +0400 Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 02:15:07PM +0400, Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I ran into a problem that might be triggered by Peter's recent
> > > > changes to procfs. Namely, the buildworld procedure would fail in
> > > > the procfs module if MODULES_WITH_WORLD were set. I noticed it
> > > > first in CURRENT and then tested it in a clean environment by
> > > > building a freshly CVSup'd RELENG_6 on a freshly installed 5.4-RELEASE,
> > > > with MODULES_WITH_WORLD set. I think it's a route of upgrading
> > > > quite a few people will follow.
> > > >
> > > > Here's the diagnostics:
> > > The problem appears to have to do with Peter's changes to procfs:
> > > The procfs source files now include opt_compat.h, which is not
> > > available by default when building with MODULES_WITH_WORLD set.
> > > The attached patch seems to fix the problem in the conventional
> > > way. However, I'm unsure which COMPAT_* options are really needed
> > > to the procfs module. COMPAT_43 should be enough according to my
> > > quick examining /sys/fs/procfs.
> > Was the case corrected in BETA2? A couple of days ago I upgraded from
> > CURRENT (middle of June 2005) to BETA1. The problem existed but the
> > patch helped.
> Alas, no one has displayed interest in fixing this bug since I left
> for vacation. I committed the fix to CURRENT today although I don't
> use procfs, which is a kind of a situation I hate. MFC to RELENG_6
> is due in 3 days.
Could you (or somebody else) MFC the patch to RELENG_6?
PS. Today was bitten by the problem second time. Shame on me, I didn't
recall it in time. :-(
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