error compiling 2.1.79 on alpha

Stephen Williams (
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 19:12:11 -0800

The fs/fat directory fails to compile with this error. I'll try to find the
problem later. For now I will work around it.


make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.79/fs/fat'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.1.79/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mno-fp-regs -ffixed-8 -E -D__GENKSYMS__ fatfs_syms.c\
| /sbin/genksyms -k 2.1.79 > /usr/src/linux-2.1.79/include/linux/modules/fatfs_syms.ver.tmp
mv /usr/src/linux-2.1.79/include/linux/modules/fatfs_syms.ver.tmp /usr/src/linux-2.1.79/include/linux/modules/fatfs_syms.ver
updating /usr/src/linux-2.1.79/include/linux/modversions.h
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.1.79/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mno-fp-regs -ffixed-8 -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c fatfs_syms.c
fatfs_syms.c:53: `fat_get_cluster' undeclared here (not in a function)
fatfs_syms.c:53: initializer element for `__ksymtab_fat_get_cluster.value' is not constant
make[3]: *** [fatfs_syms.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.79/fs/fat'
make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.79/fs/fat'
make[1]: *** [sub_dirs] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.1.79/fs'
make: *** [linuxsubdirs] Error 2