[vbox-dev] More OSE build breakage from Linus

Steven Noonan steven at uplinklabs.net
Thu Sep 24 12:44:39 PDT 2009


On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Frank Mehnert <Frank.Mehnert at sun.com> wrote:
> Hi walt,
>
> On Wednesday 23 September 2009, walt wrote:
>> commit 4516fc0454e7ffe2f369e80045b23c2b32155004
>> Author: Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat dot com>
>> Date:   Fri Aug 14 12:57:54 2009 -0400
>>
>>      sunrpc: add routine for comparing addresses
>>
>>      lockd needs these sort of routines, as does the NFSv4 callback code.
>>
>>      Move lockd's routines into common code and rename them so that they
>> can be used by others.
>>
>> Linus just committed this today or yesterday, which causes OSE svn to fail:
>>
>> /lib/modules/2.6.31-07381-g7fa0772/build/include/net/neighbour.h: At top
>> level:
>> /lib/modules/2.6.31-07381-g7fa0772/build/include/net/neighbour.h:115:
>> error: variably modified ‘ha’ at file scope
>>
>> Sorry I can't offer a patch -- this one is over my head.
>
> Which Linux version is that? 2.6.31? VBox-3.0.6 builds fine here against
> Linux 2.6.31.1. And which VBox file fails to compile?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Frank

"2.6.31-07381-g7fa0772" suggests that this is the latest code from
Linus' git tree, which is to become 2.6.32 eventually.

- Steven




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