On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 02:03:13PM +0530, Shuveb Hussain wrote:
> I am compiling the source from git. There are definitions of macros in
> include/asm/io.h for the following:
> The issue is that the driver :
> drivers/char/ipmi/ - have redeclared these macros as functions
> statically, in the file - ipmi_si_intf.c
> I do not know if this driver is used on MIPS at all, but it does get
> into the way of proper compilation. If compilation of the IPMI driver
> in any form is disabled (by default it gets compiled as a module),
> then the compilation goes on smoothly.
> I changed the names of these functions slightly and made other
> modifications as to compile properly and now everything is OK, but I
> do not know if this is the best way to do it, though it works for me
> What is the best solution for this issue?
This has now been fixed by commit 290f10ae4230ef06b71e57673101b7e70c1b29a6.