Re: linux-2.5.7

Alexander Viro (
Sat, 30 Mar 2002 18:41:46 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 30 Mar 2002, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> I'm sure this has been recognised,
> but I would point out that sys_nfsservctl is not "undefined"
> if NFSD is not chosen.
> The following patch to .../arch/i386/kernel/entry.S corrects this,
> though this is obviously not the right place to put it:

Wrong fix. Using weak aliases would do it in cleaner way, but there's
a sparc64 toolchain bugs that don't allow that.

Dave, you've mentioned doing the equivalent of
__attribute__((weak,alias("foo")) by hand. Could you give an example?

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