[OpenAFS] SuSE 10.1 kernel 220.127.116.11-4/64Bit compile error - OpenAFS 1.5.2
chas williams - CONTRACTOR
Wed, 12 Jul 2006 16:39:08 -0400
In message <3C3E144B9FABEF9D167B5E4B@bistromath.pc.cs.cmu.edu>,Jeffrey Hutzelma
>> while on this subject, it looks like it will be necessary to build a
>> complete module to test for certain features. the latest bleeding edge
>> kernel has apparently made sys_open an exported gpl symbol. so while the
>> symbol is present, it cant be used by osi_probe since openafs is not gpl.
>That's OK; the probe code checks at runtime to see what symbols are
>available to it. It won't be able to use the exit+open method on kernels
>which don't export sys_open, but that's OK; it'll just try a different
so you would think, but their kung fu is stronger:
CC [M] /scratch/chas/tmp/openafs/trunk/2.6.17/src/libafs/MODLOAD-2.6.17-MP/AFS_component_version_number.o
CC [M] /scratch/chas/tmp/openafs/trunk/2.6.17/src/libafs/MODLOAD-2.6.17-MP/osi_probe.o
LD [M] /scratch/chas/tmp/openafs/trunk/2.6.17/src/libafs/MODLOAD-2.6.17-MP/libafs.o
Building modules, stage 2.
FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module libafs.ko uses GPL-only symbol 'sys_open'