[linux-dvb] Re: Problems compiling latest mercurial
mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Mar 24 20:17:00 CET 2006
Luis Ochoa wrote:
> On 3/24/06, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
>> Luis Ochoa wrote:
>>> Hi all, as the subject says. Any ideas?
>> The mercurial tree will not be compatible with your non-standard
>> kernel.... Your kernel is reporting itself as a 2.6.15 kernel, but it
>> contains semaphore to mutex conversions backported from 2.6.16
>> a) grab a vanilla kernel
>> or b) my famous new quote:
> Thank you Michael.
> So if I understand correctly, latest mercurial is compat with 2.6.15
> but _not_ with 2.6.16 ? (at least not yet)
The mercurial tree is compatable with 2.6.15, 2.6.16, and all other
VANILLA kernels since 2.6.10, maybe even earlier.....
The problem is that you are using a kernel that has 2.6.16 code in it,
but it is reporting that it is 2.6.15. This causes a failure in our
kernel version tests, and this is the reason why build fails for you.
You are not using a VANILLA kernel.
Now, some non-vanilla kernels will work... but this one doesnt because
of the situation described above.
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