Re: [PATCH -next] pktcdvd: improve BKL and compat_ioctl.c usage
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Tue Mar 02 2010 - 07:06:43 EST
* Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/25/10 13:27, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > The pktcdvd driver uses proper locking and does not need the
> > BKL in the ioctl and llseek functions of the character device,
> > so kill both. Moving the compat_ioctl handling from common code
> > into the driver itself fixes build problems when CONFIG_BLOCK is
> > disabled.
> > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > On Thursday 25 February 2010, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> >> From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >> fs/compat_ioctl.c should omit pktcdvd.h and its ioctl when CONFIG_BLOCK
> >> is not enabled. This fixes these build errors:
> >> In file included from fs/compat_ioctl.c:105:
> >> include/linux/pktcdvd.h:166: error: field 'read_queue' has incomplete type
> >> include/linux/pktcdvd.h:167: error: field 'write_queue' has incomplete type
> >> include/linux/pktcdvd.h:207: error: field 'orig_bios' has incomplete type
> >> make: *** [fs/compat_ioctl.o] Error 1
> > How about this one instead, cleaning pktcdvd ioctl handling up for good?
> OK, that works too.
> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
FYI, this build bug now triggers upstream too - none of the fixes was applied.
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