[linux-dvb] 2.6.21-rc1-git2 is incompilable

Marcel Siegert mws at linuxtv.org
Sat Mar 3 17:49:11 CET 2007

Uwe Bugla schrieb:
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Thu, 1 Mar 2007 18:31:25 +0100
> Von: Marcel Siegert <mws at linuxtv.org>
> An: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> CC: "Uwe Bugla" <uwe.bugla at gmx.de>, torvalds at linux-foundation.org, Slaby <jirislaby at gmail.com>, venkatesh.pallipadi at intel.com, linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org, bunk at stusta.de, Stephane Eranian <eranian at hpl.hp.com>, akpm at linux-foundation.org
> Betreff: Re: [linux-dvb] 2.6.21-rc1-git2 is incompilable
>> On Thursday 01 March 2007, Uwe Bugla wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> trying to compile kernel 2.6.21-rc1-git2 is impossible. The broken
>> module where the compiler gives up is /arch/i386/kernel/io_apic.c.
>>> Regards
>>> Uwe
>>> P. S.: Wouldn't it be a good idea to test at least error-free
>> compilation before stuff like this is being published?
>> hi uwe,
>> according to kernel.org 
>> 2.6.21-rc2-git1 is an actual snapshot
>> but, those are iirc auto generated. thus not being able to compile can
>> happen.
>> it also depends on your special .config
>> best regards
>> marcel
>> p.s. wouldn't it be a good idea to check your mail recipients instead of
>> sending mails to e.g. linux-dvb that do 
>>       have no use with fixes of floppy drivers and or compile status in
>> io_apic? :)
>> dont take it too hard man...
> But I take it very hard as I want quality!
> Ciao
> Uwe

i can see your point - but then you shouldn't take snapshots of
development environments.

if you want quality take released vanilla versions of the kernel.
they will normally be of that quality an enduser wants.


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