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Heinz Ulrich Stille (ulrich@gaston.westfalen.de)
Fri, 31 Jan 97 00:21 MET

Newsgroups: linux.dev.kernel
Path: ulrich
From: ulrich@gaston.westfalen.de (Heinz Ulrich Stille)
Subject: Re: drivers/sound/lowlevel/aci.c in 2.1.24
Organization: OUT e.V.
Message-ID: <E4uGvt.4wC@gaston.westfalen.de>
References: <199701281836.TAA31631@mvmap66.ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 1997 23:21:28 GMT


On Tue, 28 Jan 1997 Thomas Koenig wrote:
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -fno-strength-reduce -m486 -malign-loops=2 -malign-jumps=2 -malign-functions=2 -DCPU=586 -c -o aci.o aci.c
> aci.c:295: macro `get_user' used with just one arg

This problem appeared in 2.1.8, when get_user changed. Even before that
the ACI driver had problems with kernel and user memory. The new OSS
version 3.8-beta fixes this.


And of course this misses a fundamental point. Whatour ancestors
would really be thinking, if they were alive today, is:
"Why is it so dark in here?"                     T. Pratchett, "Pyramids"