Re: Mask Issue?

From: Chris Holvenstot
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 19:06:47 EST

On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 16:39 +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> On (19/09/07 17:57), Chris Holvenstot didst pronounce:
> > Still being a little new at this I am not sure if this is an issue at
> > all or not but I noted that while building the 2.6.23-rc6-git8 kernel
> > this afternoon I received the following error message:
> >
> > Building modules, stage 2.
> > MODPOST 1670 modules
> > WARNING: Can't handle masks in drivers/mtd/nand/cafe_nand:FFFF0
> >
> > I have been building each of the kernels in the 2.6.23-rc series and had
> > not noted this message before. I apologize if this is a non-issue.
> >
> I noticed this in a -mm recently and never got around to kicking it
> properly because I suspected it was a compiler issue. What version
> of gcc and binutils are you using?
> David Woodhouse added to cc in case this is a known problem.

Mel -

Thank you for the response. I was a little unsure if this was to
trivial to report.

In any case to answer your question I use version 4.1.2 of GCC and the
binutils package shows as 2.17.20070103cvs-0ubuntu2


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