Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the device-mapper tree
From: Mike Snitzer
Date: Tue Nov 05 2013 - 07:55:30 EST
On Mon, Nov 04 2013 at 10:32pm -0500,
Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> On Mon, 4 Nov 2013 22:20:54 -0500 Mike Snitzer <snitzer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 04 2013 at 9:51pm -0500,
> > Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > After merging the device-mapper tree, today's linux-next build (x86_64
> > > allmodconfig) failed like this:
> > >
> > > drivers/md/dm-cache-target.c: In function 'bio_writes_complete_block':
> > > drivers/md/dm-cache-target.c:1020:7: error: 'struct bio' has no member named 'bi_size'
> > > (bio->bi_size == (cache->sectors_per_block << SECTOR_SHIFT));
> > > ^
> > >
> > > Caused by commit 1bd270d800ec ("dm cache: promotion optimisation for
> > > writes") interacting with commit ed2d2f9a8265 ("block: Abstract out bvec
> > > iterator") from the block tree.
> > >
> > > I applied this fix up patch and can carry it as necessary:
> > Yes that is needed, as is this (which begs the question: how should I be
> I will add that tomorrow.
> > handling the fact that post-merge changes are needed? Especially since
> > Linus will need the changes too):
> Who ever gets their tree in last has to tell Linus about these extra
> merge fix ups as part of their pull request.
OK, that's what I thought, thanks for confirming.
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