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Re: lib/44998: userland change breaks Xen kernel compile
The following reply was made to PR lib/44998; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: lib/44998: userland change breaks Xen kernel compile
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 03:02:19 +0000
On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 08:30:09PM +0000, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > > sysutils/xenkernel41 contains a patch to get around this.
> > > To bring this patch upstream I need an explanation why this
> > > patch is suddenly needed.
> > Did you even read tnn's commit message, or the compiler error output?
> > It's trying to do #include <stdarg.h> while using -nostdinc.
> Yes, but why does it compile with 5.99.44 userland regardless ?
Because there something's different about the way it its configure
script runs? I don't know, but it's clearly an upstream problem.
A kernel, even a hypervisor kernel, should always use -nostdinc and
should not try to use system headers, even ones like <stdarg.h>.
David A. Holland
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