Re: tdfx.o and -test13

From: Frank Jacobberger (
Date: Sun Dec 31 2000 - 19:11:51 EST

Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Alan Cox wrote:
> >
> > I see modversions.h being included properly on the command line
> Me too..
> make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/char/drm'
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2
> -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe
> -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686 -DMODULE -DMODVERSIONS -include
> /usr/src/linux/include/linux/modversions.h -c -o agpsupport.o
> agpsupport.c
> In file included from agpsupport.c:1:
> /usr/src/linux/include/linux/modversions.h:3: warning: ignoring pragma:
> "Modversions included
> Modversions *is* being included... putting a message into the header
> file shows it to be correctly included at compile time. However by the
> time the C file is processed it the symbols it has defined appear to no
> longer exist. When you put the patch into drmP.h it never re-includes
> modversions (the pragma is not hit, because _LINUX_MODVERSIONS_H is
> already defined) *but* the macros within it suddenly become active.
> I'm confused!
> Preprocessor bug? Demon possessed compiler?

No, the pre-y2k+1 bug of course.

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