2.5.1

Serguei Ostrovskii sostrovs at kns.com
Wed Sep 20 13:27:12 PDT 2000


Serguei Ostrovskii wrote:

> Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:
>
> > Yo,
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 20, 2000 at 03:29:31PM -0400, Serguei Ostrovskii wrote:
> > > Correct, but for better or worse i810 isn't in every PC. In general there is no need
> > > in compiling
> > > any drivers but those for your computer(s).
> >
> > Believe it or not, but Gerard was running on an i810 right now and
> > actually just got his working with 2.4.0-test8/gcc-2.95.2
> >
> > I don't see why it an gcc error if it's the header file...
>
> I do not understand what you mean.
>
> >
> >
> > -
> > Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
>
> I've spent some time trying to compile agpgart stuff - to see why it doesn't compile.
> It comes down to following;
>
> 1. Some new type defined as existing simple C-type :
> ( It is important - just _simple_ compiler exported type ).
> For instance,
> typedef    int    tBlah;
>
> 2. This indirection happens one more time:
> typedef    tBlah    tBlahBlah;
>
> This is the point where gcc-2.95.2 gets nuts. I can't tell anything about another
> versions.
> I loked up GCC docs - they consider typedef'ing of embedded types as something non-...
> While typing this stuff I received Gerard's message about his succes with i810.
> It seems to me that headers in the new kernel must be fixed in order to please
> today's "version of choice" of GCC.
>
> Sergey Ostrovsky.

I believe I did not make it clear - GCC doesn't crash, it generates an error message "
Undefined <blah>"







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