Re: [PATCH] 2.4.33-rc3 needs to export memchr() for smbfs

From: Willy Tarreau
Date: Wed Aug 02 2006 - 22:46:44 EST

On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 11:21:51AM +1000, Grant Coady wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006 23:46:08 +0200, Willy Tarreau <w@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >Hi Marcelo,
> >
> >just finished building 2.4.33-rc3 on my dual-CPU Sun U60 (works
> >fine BTW). I noticed that smbfs built as a module needs memchr()
> >since a recent fix, so this one now needs to be exported, which
> >this patch does. Sources show that the lp driver would need it
> >too is console on LP is enabled and LP is set as a module (which
> >seems stupid to me anyway). I've pushed it into -upstream if you
> >prefer to pull from it.
> >
> >Overall, 2.4.33-rc3 seems to be OK to me. I don't think that
> >an additionnal -rc4 would be needed just for this export (Grant
> >CCed in case he's wishing to do a few more builds, you know
> >him... :-) ).
> Just one build, deltree server 'cos it exports some shares to 'doze
> boxen. Seems to be okay without the patch but...
> Makes no difference to my limited usage here. Didn't break ;)

Interesting, I wonder whether memchr() may be a gcc builtin on some
archs, explaining why it works without the patch on your machine.

> <> *-rc3a
> uptime 21 mins...

Thanks very much, that's exactly what I needed.

> Cheers,
> Grant.


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