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Re: linux kernel building for mips malta target board

To: MIPS Linux List <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>, Stuart Anderson <anderson@netsweng.com>, David Daney <ddaney@avtrex.com>
Subject: Re: linux kernel building for mips malta target board
From: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 13:37:59 +0000
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* Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> [2006-01-18 13:05]:
> > With current linux-mips git I still get the problem.  As a reminder,
> > the error is:
> > 
> >   CC      fs/compat_ioctl.o
> > fs/compat_ioctl.c: In function 'fd_ioctl_trans':
> > fs/compat_ioctl.c:1831: error: read-only variable '__gu_val' used as 'asm' 
> > output
> I have not been able to find some construct that keeps gcc happy and at the
> same time doesn't result in significantly worse code.  That matters because
> get_user / put_user are used very often throughout the kernel.

Who could help with that?  Maciej?  David Daney?

(See the original discussion and the proposed patch at
http://www.spinics.net/lists/mips/msg20671.html)
-- 
Martin Michlmayr
http://www.cyrius.com/

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