Bug 16637 - kernel compile fails
kernel compile fails
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-08-20 04:59 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-20 05:03:14 EDT
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.config (10.76 KB, text/plain)
2000-08-20 05:03 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-20 04:59:39 EDT
kernel 2.2.17pre19 with gcc-2.96 in pinstripe fails

make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.17pre19/arch/i386/mm'
make -C  arch/i386/lib
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.17pre19/arch/i386/lib'
make all_targets
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.17pre19/arch/i386/lib'
cc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -D__ASSEMBLY__  -traditional -c
checksum.S -o checksum.o
checksum.S:231: badly punctuated parameter list in #define
checksum.S:237: badly punctuated parameter list in #define
make[2]: *** [checksum.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.17pre19/arch/i386/lib'
make[1]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.17pre19/arch/i386/lib'
make: *** [_dir_arch/i386/lib] Error 2
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2000-08-20 05:03:12 EDT
Created attachment 2738 [details]
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 2000-08-20 16:38:01 EDT
Use kgcc to compile the kernel.  Yeah, we don't like it
either, but the kernel has to make assumptions about
the compiler that other code does not, and the stable
kernel series tends to move slowly vis-a-vis compiler

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