Subject: Re: problems building -current
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 01/10/2005 23:54:41
On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 05:15:52PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> >>For reasons that are not immediately obvious to me, the GENERIC.*
> >>kernels build successfully, including ext2fs_vfsops.o. It's also
> >>not obvious to me why the complier thinks that devvp might be
> >>uninitialized, though that may just be the limits of the compiler's
> >>flow analysis ability.
> >For what it's worth, "me too!". Would it be worthwhile to just
> >initialize it to NULL simply to work around the problem, or does someone
> >with more clue know how to fix it properly...?
> Without understanding the problem more, I'm extremely reluctant to do
> that. In particular, when I looked at the code I saw absolutely
> nothing that looked to be conditional on an INSTALL kernel vs. a
> GENERIC, which makes me think that the real problem is elsewhere.
A random guess: it could be PIPE_SOCKETPAIR, hidden in one of the vnode
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference