[BUG] link error in usbserial with gcc3.2

From: Ed Tomlinson (tomlins@cam.org)
Date: Tue Feb 11 2003 - 08:13:18 EST

This has been around for a while... Its becoming a bit
if a pain since debian unstable flipped to gcc3.2 as its
default compiler. This works with gcc2.95. Is gcc3.2
detecting an error 2.95 misses?

  ld -m elf_i386 -r -o drivers/usb/input/hid.o drivers/usb/input/hid-core.o drivers/usb/input/hid-input.o
  ld -m elf_i386 -r -o drivers/usb/input/hid.ko drivers/usb/input/hid.o init/vermagic.o
make -f scripts/Makefile.build obj=drivers/usb/serial
   rm -f drivers/usb/serial/built-in.o; ar rcs drivers/usb/serial/built-in.o
  gcc -Wp,-MD,drivers/usb/serial/.usb-serial.o.d -D__KERNEL__ -Iinclude -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=k6 -Iinclude/asm-i386/mach-default -nostdinc -iwithprefix include -DMODULE -DKBUILD_BASENAME=usb_serial -DKBUILD_MODNAME=usbserial -c -o drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.o drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.c
{standard input}: Assembler messages:
{standard input}:2603: Error: value of -129 too large for field of 1 bytes at 5959
make[3]: *** [drivers/usb/serial/usb-serial.o] Error 1
make[2]: *** [drivers/usb/serial] Error 2
make[1]: *** [drivers/usb] Error 2
make: *** [drivers] Error 2

I have a pl2303 based device.

Ed Tomlinson
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