Re: string.h & string-486.h?

Gabriel Paubert (
Fri, 31 Jul 1998 10:40:16 +0200 (METDST)

On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Bob D Jenson wrote:

> uhm, i had to recompile my kernel for the sake of ip masq stuff, and
> well...
> i have kernel 2.0.34...
> when i tried to compile the sources, it gave me a bunch of crap about
> string.h... i went into the include/asm dir, and took a wild guess at
> what was going on, and ended up typing "cp string-486.h string.h"... and
> *wham* now my kernel compiles... what's up with this?

Which compiler are you using ?

With 2.0.34 you'd better stay with gcc-2.7.2.x...
I don't think that your solution is the solution, it would be too easy ;)

> (and yes, i do have the processor type set to 486, if that matters).


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