[OpenAFS] SuSE 10.1 kernel compile error - OpenAFS 1.5.2

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Thu, 13 Jul 2006 13:07:37 -0400

Quoting Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu>:

> On Thursday, July 13, 2006 09:29:58 AM -0400 Derek Atkins 
> <warlord@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>>> unfortunately LINUX_VERSION_CODE is fragile too.  just using the new
>>> build test and building a complete module will let you check for this new
>>> "sys_open is gpl'ed" condition.  this would make the page_follow_link()
>>> easier too since you wont need the special -Werror.
>> How does that work if you're not building against the running kernel?
>> You can't modprobe the test module because you're not running
>> the kernel you're building against.
> That's OK; the failure occurs during the modpost phase of the build 
> process.  So we only have to build tne module, not load it.

AHH.  Excellent.


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