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

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Apr 12 2011 - 22:28:46 EST

From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:03:23 +1000

> After merging the net tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
> ppc64_defconfig) failed like this:
> drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/iser_initiator.o: In function `vlan_untag':
> iser_initiator.c:(.opd+0x0): multiple definition of `vlan_untag'
> drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/iser_verbs.o:iser_verbs.c:(.opd+0x0): first defined here
> drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/iser_initiator.o: In function `.vlan_untag':
> iser_initiator.c:(.text+0x0): multiple definition of `.vlan_untag'
> drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/iser_verbs.o:iser_verbs.c:(.text+0x0): first defined here
> and on and on ... (lota and lots :-()

Strange, I wonder why this driver isn't enabled in my allmodconfig builds.
Let's see.

Oh, this driver depends upon INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS which will never be
enabled if IPV6=m, because of:

depends on INET
depends on !(INFINIBAND = y && IPV6 = m)
default y

come on...

> Probably caused by commit bcc6d4790361 ("net: vlan: make non-hw-accel rx
> path similar to hw-accel") which added a "non-static" inline version of
> vlan_untag() to include/linux/if_vlan.h.

Yeah, this issue is not specific to this driver and actually is just
a missing "static" in the vlan disabled case.

I'll add the following fix, thanks Stephen.

net: Missing 'inline' in vlan-disabled vlan_untag()

Reported-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
include/linux/if_vlan.h | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/if_vlan.h b/include/linux/if_vlan.h
index 998b299..546d9d3 100644
--- a/include/linux/if_vlan.h
+++ b/include/linux/if_vlan.h
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ static inline bool vlan_do_receive(struct sk_buff **skb)
return false;

-inline struct sk_buff *vlan_untag(struct sk_buff *skb)
+static inline struct sk_buff *vlan_untag(struct sk_buff *skb)
return skb;

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