Re: Typo in linux-2.6.38/arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S
From: Eric Valette
Date: Wed Mar 16 2011 - 16:32:37 EST
On 16/03/2011 21:22, Steven Rostedt wrote:
On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 21:09 +0100, Eric Vlette wrote:
On 16/03/2011 20:52, Steven Rostedt wrote:
On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 02:15:26PM +0100, Eric Valette wrote:
Trying to compile 2.6.38, I found the follwoing bug. Compiler barks...
New compiler? (new binutils more likely)
Maybe. I use debian unstable + experimental and upgrade packages almost
You probably have new binutils.
What does "as --version" give you. Binutils 2.21... ?
Well I found the problem at work and I'm home now but since I use the
same distrib and just updated, its probably the same.
GNU assembler (GNU Binutils for Debian) 184.108.40.20610302
So probably most debian user will soon or late have the problem.
I think it was 2.21 that started giving problems.
But obviously the begin end is not symmetric as in other function.
Right, there was a discussion before about this causing issues with new
binutils, and I think Ingo or Thomas said that they had patches to fix
these for x86. Which this looks like one.
The old binutils never complained.
Anyway this show once again that the world like symetry and you better
remember it ;-) (lock/unlock, malloc free, ...)
Probably a stable candidate for 220.127.116.11
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