[lfs-dev] linux-3.4 needs patch to build

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Tue May 29 10:51:48 PDT 2012


On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 10:07:38AM -0600, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> On Tue, 29 May 2012 09:02:17 -0700 (PDT), Fernando de Oliveira <famobr at yahoo.com.br> wrote:
> 
> > Digging into this since yesterday evening, discovered first that 3.4 is
> > dev and stable version is 3.3.7, second, the error is well known:
> > 
> > http://us.generation-nt.com/answer/linux-next-build-failure-after-merge-final-tree-help-207537361.html
> 
> 3.4 is *not* dev.  See http://kernel.org/ - 3.4 is 'mainline', 3.3.7 is stable.  But, as
> soon as Greg releases 3.4.1, that will be deemed 'stable' as well.
> 
> As far as the patch goes, I don't mind adding it, though it would be nice if you
> or someone else can figure out why it's needed in certain configurations and
> not in others.  If you see a package upgrade committed by me in svn, you can be
> assured that it built for me at least.  I obviously can't test every combination
> of hardware and/or kernel configs (my kernel is as minimal as possibly for my
> needs).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Matt.
> 
 When I first saw the thread on lkml last week, I *thought* it was
to do with relocatable kernels (presumably CONFIG_RELOCATABLE).
Fernando, do you have that config option enabled ?

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