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Re: mtd related Cobalt build failure with current git

To: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>
Subject: Re: mtd related Cobalt build failure with current git
From: Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind@infradead.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 09:03:05 +0300
Cc: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, dwmw2@infradead.org, Yoichi Yuasa <yuasa@linux-mips.org>
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On Sun, 2009-07-05 at 13:10 +0200, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> 
> Le Saturday 04 July 2009 23:37:41 Martin Michlmayr, vous avez écrit :
> > I get the following Cobalt build failure with current git:
> >
> >   CC      arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.o
> > cc1: warnings being treated as errors
> > In file included from arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.c:22:
> > include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:50: warning: ‘struct mtd_info’ declared
> > inside parameter list include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:50: warning: its scope
> > is only this definition or declaration, which is probably not what you want
> > include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:51: warning: ‘struct mtd_info’ declared
> > inside parameter list include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:61: warning: ‘struct
> > mtd_info’ declared inside parameter list include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:67:
> > warning: ‘struct mtd_info’ declared inside parameter list make[1]: ***
> > [arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.o] Error 1
> > make: *** [arch/mips/cobalt] Error 2
> >
> > Does anyone know if there's a fix for this already?
> 
> I also had that problem and did the following fix, which still applies to
> the mtd-2.6 tree, master branch.
> --
> From: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>
> Subject: [PATCH] Fix arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.c build failure
> 
> This patch fixes a warning in include/linux/mtd/partitions which
> results in the following build failure on MIPS:
>  CC arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.o
> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
> In file included from arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.c:22:
> include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:50: warning: 'struct mtd_info' declared inside 
> parameter list
> include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:50: warning: its scope is only this definition 
> or declaration, which is probably not what you want
> include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:51: warning: 'struct mtd_info' declared inside 
> parameter list
> include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:61: warning: 'struct mtd_info' declared inside 
> parameter list
> include/linux/mtd/partitions.h:67: warning: 'struct mtd_info' declared inside 
> parameter list
> make[1]: *** [arch/mips/cobalt/mtd.o] Error 1
> make: *** [arch/mips/cobalt] Error 2
> 
> Reported-by: Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>
> ---
> diff --git a/include/linux/mtd/partitions.h b/include/linux/mtd/partitions.h
> index af6dcb9..c8eaf44 100644
> --- a/include/linux/mtd/partitions.h
> +++ b/include/linux/mtd/partitions.h
> @@ -10,7 +10,7 @@
>  #define MTD_PARTITIONS_H
>  
>  #include <linux/types.h>
> -
> +#include <linux/mtd/mtd.h>

Can you instead add

a struct mtd_info forward-declaration?

-- 
Best regards,
Artem Bityutskiy (Битюцкий Артём)


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