Re: [2.5.43] (DAC960 compile failure)

From: Kevin Brosius (
Date: Wed Oct 16 2002 - 18:28:07 EST

> looking at that i realise that DAC960 code in 2.5.43
> is not supposed to be tested:
> ======
> #error I am a non-portable driver, please convert me to use the Documentation/DMA-mapping.txt interfaces
> ======
> am i right?
> the following weirdo appears in both gcc-3.1 and 3.2 (also in 2.5.42)
> ======
> drivers/block/DAC960.c: In function `DAC960_DetectControllers':
> drivers/block/DAC960.c:2465: `Controller' undeclared (first use in this function)
> drivers/block/DAC960.c:2465: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> drivers/block/DAC960.c:2465: for each function it appears in.)

Yes, 2.5.42 did this also. It looks like gcc 3.2 doesn't like goto's
which reference variables outside their native scope. You can move the
Controller definition to full function scope to fix that error.

The DAC960 doesn't seem usable out of the stock kernel build though.
You'll need to try patches previously posted to the list. (Which don't
fully work for me either...)

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