[OpenAFS] Fedora kernel builds

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
Wed, 12 Mar 2008 13:32:07 -0400

Simon Wilkinson <sxw@inf.ed.ac.uk> writes:

> As of the 2.6.24 builds for Fedora 8, I am no longer able to produce
> kernel builds for the -debug, or -PAE-debug variants of the standard
> Fedora kernel.
> This is because these variants are configured in such a way as to
> make the mutex lock operation unavailable to non-GPL licensed kernel
> modules. The rest of the kernel variants all still build correctly,
> and are available from openafs.org

Is this just an oversight in the configuration or an actual change
that will come to affect us longer term?  I would think that down()
would be an important API to export!

> Cheers,
> Simon.


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