Subject: Re: problems building -current
To: Barry Bouwsma <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/10/2005 22:44:49
In message <200501110119.j0B1Jonh073503@Mail.NOSPAM.DynDNS.dK>, Barry Bouwsma w

>> 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.
>Would this:
>> >>cc -ffreestanding -Os -Werror -Wall -Wno-main -Wno-format-zero-length -Wpo
>                      ^^^
>make any difference?  I happened to set `-O1' on my i386 build and
>ran into this type of problem with three source files in GENERIC,
>one ext2fs file ext2fs_readwrite.c which is not the same one you

That strikes me as a very plausible explanation.

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,