HEADSUP: new 802.11 work committed

John Nielsen lists at jnielsen.net
Mon Jun 11 19:13:57 UTC 2007


On Monday 11 June 2007 03:03:44 pm David Wolfskill wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 09:16:20PM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> > From UPDATING:
> >
> > 20070610:
> >         The net80211 layer has changed significantly and all wireless
> >         drivers that depend on it need to be recompiled.....
> > Send problems to this mailing list; I will be occupied this week and
> > other folks have promised to cover any fallout from these changes.
> >...
>
> Caveat:  When I reported this for the first test patchset, I was
> informed that I was the only one reporting the issues in question.  So
> this may not apply to anyone else.
>
> OK; as was the case for each of the test patchsets, after rebuilding the
> world & kernel & rebooting the result, I see the following:
>
> * /sbin/ifconfig dumps core.
>   With each of the test patchsets, I tried building a debug version of
>   ifconfig(8) (using "-g" as the CFLAGS value), which caused a version
>   of ifconfig to be installed that no longer dumps core.  The following
>   sequence was sufficient to accomplish this:
>
>   * Modify /etc/make.conf to include the line "CFLAGS = -g"

Note that this clobbers any existing CFLAGS, which by default includes things 
like -O2, -pipe, and -fno-strict-aliasing. I would try the debug route again 
but use:

CFLAGS+= -g

in make.conf.

JN


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