Re: Compile error in kernel 2.2.21-rc2

Alan Cox (
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 01:00:55 +0000 (GMT)

> I receive the following error while trying to compile kernel 2.2.21-rc2
> using gcc 2.96 (RedHat 7.2)
> ...
> drivers/scsi/scsi.a(aic7xxx.o): In function `aic7xxx_load_seeprom':
> aic7xxx.o(.text+0x1166f): undefined reference to `memcpy'
> make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1

Please don't use gcc 2.96/gcc 3.0/3.1 snapshots to build 2.2 kernels. The
kernel tree contains some assumptions that dont work with the newer compilers
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