Re: [PATCH] x86, hweight: Fix UML boot crash

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Mon Jun 14 2010 - 10:39:08 EST

2010/6/14 Toralf FÃrster <toralf.foerster@xxxxxx>:
> Borislav Petkov wrote at 15:00:39
>> Linus' tree doesn't contain the fix yet - rather it is in -tip:
>> You can easily cherry-pick it from there and retest.
> Issue solved works with that patch.
> FWIW : This command sequence produced a linux executable which crashed too:
> $> ~/devel/linux-2.6 $ patch -p1 < ../linux-2.6-
> tip.git-055c47272b8f5679d08ccc57efea3cb4aaeb5fc6.patch patching file
> arch/um/include/asm/arch_hweight.h
> $> ~/devel/linux-2.6 $ make ARCH=um CC="ccache gcc"
> make[1]: `arch/um/sys-i386/user-offsets.s' is up to date.
> ÂCHK Â Â include/linux/version.h
> ÂCHK Â Â include/generated/utsrelease.h
> ÂCALL Â Âscripts/
> ÂCHK Â Â include/generated/compile.h
> ÂLINK linux
> $>
> ...
> But after I compiled it w/o ccache
> $> ~/devel/linux-2.6 $ make ARCH=um
> linux executable works (!?!)

I assume you did a `make clean' in between?
So could this just be the problem that new include files early in the
include path are
not detected by the dependency system, as they aren't in any *.d file?

BTW, I'm also using ccache. Always. Ever. All my (cross)compilers are symlinks
to ccache ;-)



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