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Old 01-22-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
zoox
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Registered: Jan 2013
Distribution: Slackware 14
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XEN problem with libelf-tools.c during compilation


Hi,
I am trying install XEN 4.2.1 on Slackware 14, I am getting an error message during compilation. I have already installed libelf.

Code:
 In function 'elf_access_unsigned':
../../xen/common/libelf/libelf-tools.c:45:28: error: '__w.__l[1]' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=uninitialized]
../../xen/common/libelf/libelf-tools.c: In function 'elf_access_signed':
../../xen/common/libelf/libelf-tools.c:73:28: error: '__w.__l[1]' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=uninitialized]
cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
make[5]: *** [libelf-tools.o] Error 1
make[5]: Leaving directory `/home/download/App/xen-4.2.1/tools/libxc'
make[4]: *** [build] Error 2
make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/download/App/xen-4.2.1/tools/libxc'
make[3]: *** [subdir-install-libxc] Error 2
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/download/App/xen-4.2.1/tools'
make[2]: *** [subdirs-install] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/download/App/xen-4.2.1/tools'
make[1]: *** [install-tools] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/download/App/xen-4.2.1'
make: *** [world] Error 2
part of libelf-tools.c (line 45 and 73 are underlined)
Code:
uint64_t elf_access_unsigned(struct elf_binary * elf, const void *ptr,
                             uint64_t offset, size_t size)
{
    int need_swap = elf_swap(elf);
    const uint8_t *u8;
    const uint16_t *u16;
    const uint32_t *u32;
    const uint64_t *u64;

    switch ( size )
    {
    case 1:
        u8 = ptr + offset;
        return *u8;
    case 2:
        u16 = ptr + offset;
        return need_swap ? bswap_16(*u16) : *u16;
    case 4:
        u32 = ptr + offset;
        return need_swap ? bswap_32(*u32) : *u32;
    case 8:
        u64 = ptr + offset;
        return need_swap ? bswap_64(*u64) : *u64;  
    default:
        return 0;
    }
}

int64_t elf_access_signed(struct elf_binary *elf, const void *ptr,
                          uint64_t offset, size_t size)
{
    int need_swap = elf_swap(elf);
    const int8_t *s8;
    const int16_t *s16;
    const int32_t *s32;
    const int64_t *s64;

    switch ( size )
    {
    case 1:
        s8 = ptr + offset;
        return *s8;
    case 2:
        s16 = ptr + offset;
        return need_swap ? bswap_16(*s16) : *s16;
    case 4:
        s32 = ptr + offset;
        return need_swap ? bswap_32(*s32) : *s32;
    case 8:
        s64 = ptr + offset;
        return need_swap ? bswap_64(*s64) : *s64;  
    default:
        return 0;
    }
Does someone know how to solve this problem?
Thank you

Last edited by zoox; 01-23-2013 at 04:43 AM.
 
  


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