Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the akpm tree

From: Hugh Dickins
Date: Wed Sep 25 2013 - 17:32:52 EST

On Wed, 25 Sep 2013, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:06:43 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi Andrew,
> >
> > After merging the akpm tree, linux-next builds (powerpc allmodconfig)
> > fail like this:
> I can't get powerpc to build at all at present:
> CHK include/config/kernel.release
> CHK include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h
> CHK include/generated/utsrelease.h
> CC arch/powerpc/kernel/asm-offsets.s
> In file included from include/linux/vtime.h:6,
> from include/linux/hardirq.h:7,
> from include/linux/memcontrol.h:24,
> from include/linux/swap.h:8,
> from include/linux/suspend.h:4,
> from arch/powerpc/kernel/asm-offsets.c:24:
> arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/vtime.h:1:31: error: asm-generic/vtime.h: No such file or directory

That caught me too: include/asm-generic/vtime.h is a patch-unfriendly
0-length file in the git tree; I wonder what use it's supposed to have.

(And I'm not very keen on the growing trend for symlinks in the git tree.)

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