Re: 2.4.1-ac12 compile failure on sparc64

From: Anthony Fok (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 13:23:04 EST

On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 10:41:48PM +1100, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> > Hi - I am having compilation troubles on my sparc64 workstation (standard
> > Ultra 5 machine), which is currently running stock 2.4.1 on Red Hat 6.2 quite
> > happily.
> We arent tracking the -ac patches at the moment and alan can't be expected
> to ensure it compiles on all architectures. Best bet is to stick with
> Linus releases.

You are right, of course, but then ASN Stephens is also right for reporting
a problem in the -ac patches. Or do you expect people to ignore bugs in the
-ac series and let bugs go unreported? How will the -ac series improve, and
ultimately, how will the official Linux kernel improve?

Granted, in this case, Alan already knew the problem. :-)



Anthony Fok Tung-Ling                Civil and Environmental Engineering,    University of Alberta, Canada
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