Bug 141842 - Kernel source (little_endian.h?) broken. Sources wont compile
Summary: Kernel source (little_endian.h?) broken. Sources wont compile
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: 3
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questio...
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Reported: 2004-12-03 23:24 UTC by Duncan Mercer
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:13 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: FC4
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-30 00:49:04 UTC
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The output from make when trying to compile equinox sources (11.29 KB, text/plain)
2004-12-03 23:28 UTC, Duncan Mercer
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Description Duncan Mercer 2004-12-03 23:24:00 UTC
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Description of problem:
I'm trying to compile the source code for a third party driver for a
multi modem card from equinox

I had no problem compiling the source for the drivers using kernerl
sources version 2.6.5

I'm getting a set of syntax when compiling the source code. The errors
reference the kernel file little_endian.h

Having googled (for little_endian.h) a bit I've found two other people
seeing the same problem when trying to compile sources for other
external packages.

I've attached a copy of the output errors from the compiler

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.installed kernel sources for ver 2.6.9-1.681 
2.built and installed a new kernel
3.install equinox sources (following instructions on equinox page)
4.Try to build equinox sources (either using SPECS or make directly)

Actual Results:  I get a series of syntax errors reported in the file

Expected Results:  I should have been able to compile the sources
without generating errors

Additional info:

Comment 1 Duncan Mercer 2004-12-03 23:28:09 UTC
Created attachment 107873 [details]
The output from make when trying to compile equinox sources

Comment 2 Duncan Mercer 2004-12-03 23:50:53 UTC
I've just found someone posting what looks like a fix to this problem

Comment 3 Duncan Mercer 2004-12-07 10:05:45 UTC
I tried compiling the same equinox sources under kernel-2.6.10 and
they compile without problems. 

I guess that the problem has been resolved in the later kernel, though
I cannot see the relevant change when looking at the little_endian.h
or at the types.h header.

Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-07-15 20:11:06 UTC
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem.   Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.

If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.

Thank you.

Comment 5 Duncan Mercer 2005-07-18 10:35:59 UTC
> If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened.

I have upgraded to FC4 since opening this bug. I have not seen the problem at all
under FC4. I currently running a 2.6.11-1 kernel.

Best regards

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