Re: No love for the PPC

From: Marc Wilson (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 12:56:43 EST

On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 10:08:39AM -0700, Mike Borrelli wrote:
> It isn't even big problems either. A single line (#include
> <linux/pm.h>) is missing from pc_keyb.c and has been for at least three
> -ac releases. Now, process.c in arch/ppc/kernel/ dies from an undeclared
> identifier (init_mmap).
> Anyway, the real question is, why does the ppc arhitecture /always/ break
> between versions?

An -ac kernel is SUPPOSED to break. It's not a release kernel. WHEN it
breaks, it gets fixed, and then it becomes a release kernel.

Seems simple enough.

If you want intermediate kernel revisions that don't break, head over to and look at how to rsync yourself a benh or bk
kernel tree.

Marc Wilson

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