problem compiling 2.4.20-pre3 - removal of /proc/partitions stat the cause ?

From: Tomasz Torcz, BG (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 05:22:59 EST


today I stumbled across:

make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/fs/partitions'
make all_targets
make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/fs/partitions'
gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i586 -nostdinc -I /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-slackware-linux/2.95.3/include -DKBUILD_BASENAME=check -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c check.c
check.c: In function `devfs_register_disc':
check.c:328: structure has no member named `number'
check.c:329: structure has no member named `number'
check.c: In function `devfs_register_partitions':
check.c:361: structure has no member named `number'
make[3]: *** [check.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/fs/partitions'
make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/fs/partitions'
make[1]: *** [_subdir_partitions] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.19/fs'
make: *** [_dir_fs] Error 2

gcc 2.95.3, .config attached

Tomasz Torcz           Zjadanie martwych dzieci           jest barbarzynstwem!

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