Re: lib/string.h build failure in linux-next

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On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 11:16 AM, Mark Salter <msalter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-03-06 at 16:02 +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> On Tuesday 06 March 2012, Mark Salter wrote:
>> > I'm seeing a build failure in lib/string.h in linux-next:
>> >
>> > /es/linux/linux-next/lib/string.c: In function 'strlcat':
>> > /es/linux/linux-next/lib/string.c:225:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'printk'
>> > /es/linux/linux-next/lib/string.c:225:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'panic'
>> >
>> > Commit e2950c2b6ecb928bfd3a13dd237df1f29f712704 removed an include of
>> > linux/module.h which triggered the problem for arch/c6x and probably
>> > other architectures using the asm-generic BUG macro.
>> >
>> > I think this needs fixing in asm-generic/bug.h which should include
>> > linux/kernel.h for panic and linux/printk.h for printk.
>>
>> I think you cannot do that as long as linux/kernel.h includes asm/bug.h,
>> or you will get a lot of other build failures.
>
> It didn't for my build, but to tell the truth, I really wasn't too keen
> on adding an include of kernel.h to asm/bug.h since kernel.h pulls in so
> much other stuff.
>
>>
>> The safer option is probably to add the two missing headers separately
>> to string.c.
>
> Okay, I can put together a patch that does that.

I can deal with this, since it is interaction between my bug commits and my
module commits that trigger it.  Can you tell me what config you are using, so
I can double check I have it sorted properly?

Thanks.
Paul.

>
> --Mark
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