Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 437807
Turn -Wpointer-arith off from /lib/modules/22.214.171.124-2.fc8xen/build/Makefile
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:12:27 EST
fluffy: ~$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf)
fluffy: ~$ uname -rm
It looks like -Wpointer-arith is included in CFLAGS. This triggered gcc to warn
on "warning: pointer of type 'void *' used in arithmetic". This has a
side-effect that caused SystemTap to abort compilation of the translated kprobes
code as it treats warnings as errors. -Wpointer-arith is not included in non-xen
fluffy: /lib/modules/126.96.36.199-2.fc8xen/build# diff -u Makefile.default Makefile
--- Makefile.default 2008-02-16 01:43:31.000000000 +0800
+++ Makefile 2008-03-17 21:57:00.000000000 +0800
@@ -314,7 +314,7 @@
CFLAGS := -Wall -Wundef -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs \
-fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common \
- -Werror-implicit-function-declaration -Wpointer-arith
AFLAGS := -D__ASSEMBLY__
# Read KERNELRELEASE from include/config/kernel.release (if it exists)
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