Re: [BUG] Linux 3.0 commit 3627924acf70a broke include/mtd/ubi_user.h.

From: Rob Landley
Date: Sun Aug 14 2011 - 15:16:35 EST

On 08/14/2011 01:03 PM, Stefan Richter wrote:
> On Aug 14 Rob Landley wrote:
>> "make headers_install" copies include/mtd/ubi_user.h to userspace, where
>> things like busybox link against it. With 3.0, building defconfig
>> busybox gets this error:
>> In file included from miscutils/ubi_tools.c:63:
>> /home/landley/aboriginal/aboriginal/build/simple-cross-compiler-i686/bin/../include/mtd/ubi-user.h:329:
>> error: conflicting types for '__packed'
>> /home/landley/aboriginal/aboriginal/build/simple-cross-compiler-i686/bin/../include/mtd/ubi-user.h:313:
>> error: previous declaration of '__packed' was here
>> This is due to the Linux 3.0 commit in the title:
>> UBI: use __packed instead of __attribute__((packed))
>> This relies on __packed being defined in:
>> include/linux/compiler-gcc.h:
>> #define __packed __attribute__((packed))
>> Which is not exported to userspace.
>> I.E. this "cleanup" broke the ability for userspace to use this header,
>> even though the header is exported to userspace by headers_install.
> As far as I can tell, the __packed or __attribute__((packed))
> qualifications are superfluous in include/mtd/ubi-user.h anyway.

And Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@xxxxxxxxx> (the other listed UBI
maintainer) also bounces. Did the developer exodus after Nokia decided
to cozy up to The Black Widow take 'em both out?

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