Re: 2.4.x and SMP fails to compile (`current' undefined)

Tom Leete (
Thu, 01 Feb 2001 08:39:39 -0500

Andre Hedrick wrote:
> Make it and I will care and post it on for you.
> I need that patch soon.
> On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Tom Leete wrote:
> > Alan Cox wrote:
> > > The string.h code was fine, someone came along and put in a ridiculous loop
> > > in the include dependancies and broke it. Nobody has had the time to untangle
> > > it cleanly since
> >
> > Yes, bitrot. I don't see a rearrangement of system headers happening in 2.4.
> > I'm pretty sure if I committed such a patch it would have no measurable
> > lifetime.

Hi Andre,

I meant that nobody should be reshuffling 2.4 headers now, didn't intend to
sound like I take that personally.

I'll take a look. I may be able to do something with include guards or other
#defines + multiple passes. We already have the multiple passes.

I think my arguments for the present patch are good. I'm making a mod of
Arjan's athlon.c to see if I'm right. If you have a suggestion for another
benchmark, I'd like to hear about it. Whatever the results, I'll post them

Glad if whatever comes out is useful to you.


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