Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the slab tree

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Mon Jan 31 2011 - 14:32:48 EST

On Mon, 2011-01-31 at 14:42 +1100, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi all,
> After merging the slab tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
> ppc64_defconfig) failed like this:
> fs/ext4/mballoc.c: In function 'ext4_exit_mballoc':
> fs/ext4/mballoc.c:2750: error: implicit declaration of function 'kmem_cache_name'
> fs/ext4/mballoc.c:2750: warning: cast to pointer from integer of different size
> Caused by commit 63310467a3d1ed6a0460ec1f4268126cd1ceec2e ("mm: Remove
> support for kmem_cache_name()"). Clearly the last user has not gone, yet.
> I have used the version of the slab tree from next-20110121 for today.

Christoph, Ted? Should I revert the patch from slab.git?

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