Re: [2.5.21] compile error

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 05:53:59 EST

On Wed, Jun 12 2002, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 05:33:24AM +0800, Paolo Ciarrocchi wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I've just tried to compile the 2.5.21,
> > but I got these errors:
> >
> > ataraid.c:101: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type
> Old news. ataraid hasn't been touched since the block layer
> first started getting mangling in 2.5, and hence needs quite
> a bit of work.

I've fixed the ataraid stuff + hpt and pdc, however it needs two pieces
of infrastructure that are currently missing (independent bi_voffset so
we don't screw with the bio_vec->bv_offset members, and a nice bio_split
interface (currently done with bio_clone + driver mess)).

I'll post it soon.

Jens Axboe

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