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Old 09-22-2004, 01:29 AM   #1
david_deng
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problem building modules


I am trying to do "make modules" and got error messages as:

/usr/src/linux-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/include/asm/spinlock.h:9: invalid on integer constant
/usr/src/linux-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/include/asm/spinlock.h:9: syntax error before numeric constant
/usr/src/linux-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/include/asm/spinlock.h:10:`printk_R_ver_str' declared as function returnning a function
...

/usr/src/linux-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl/include/asm/spinlock.h:9 is:

extern int printk(const char * fmt, ...)
__attribute__ (( format (printf, 1, 2)));

Obviously, it does not make sense to generate the error messages. So, I guess there are some macros to make the line 9 look different. I copied the compile line and changed the "-c" to "-E" and redirect the preprocess output to a file then look at the corresponding line. It is:

extern int printk_R_ver_str(1b7d4074)(const char *fmt, ...)
__attribute__((format (printf, 1, 2)));

Now, the error messages make sense.

My question is what I did wrong to make the preprocess to generate such result? How can I fix this problem?

Thanks in advance!
 
Old 09-22-2004, 01:44 AM   #2
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Perhaps you made the same mistake at the person who started this similar thread:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=119162
 
Old 09-22-2004, 02:12 AM   #3
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jschiwal, thank you very much! You are absolutely right!
 
  


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