[linux-dvb] 2.6.21-rc1-git2 is incompilable

Marcel Siegert mws at linuxtv.org
Sat Mar 3 17:49:11 CET 2007


Uwe Bugla schrieb:
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 18:31:25 +0100
> Von: Marcel Siegert <mws at linuxtv.org>
> An: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> CC: "Uwe Bugla" <uwe.bugla at gmx.de>, torvalds at linux-foundation.org, Slaby <jirislaby at gmail.com>, venkatesh.pallipadi at intel.com, linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org, bunk at stusta.de, Stephane Eranian <eranian at hpl.hp.com>, akpm at linux-foundation.org
> Betreff: Re: [linux-dvb] 2.6.21-rc1-git2 is incompilable
> 
>> On Thursday 01 March 2007, Uwe Bugla wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> trying to compile kernel 2.6.21-rc1-git2 is impossible. The broken
>> module where the compiler gives up is /arch/i386/kernel/io_apic.c.
>>> Regards
>>>
>>> Uwe
>>>
>>> P. S.: Wouldn't it be a good idea to test at least error-free
>> compilation before stuff like this is being published?
>> hi uwe,
>>
>> according to kernel.org 
>> 2.6.21-rc2-git1 is an actual snapshot
>>
>> but, those are iirc auto generated. thus not being able to compile can
>> happen.
>> it also depends on your special .config
>>
>> best regards
>> marcel
>>
>> p.s. wouldn't it be a good idea to check your mail recipients instead of
>> sending mails to e.g. linux-dvb that do 
>>       have no use with fixes of floppy drivers and or compile status in
>> io_apic? :)
>>
>> dont take it too hard man...
> But I take it very hard as I want quality!
> 
> Ciao
> 
> Uwe
> 
hi,

i can see your point - but then you shouldn't take snapshots of
development environments.

if you want quality take released vanilla versions of the kernel.
they will normally be of that quality an enduser wants.

regards
marcel





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