[trivial] Re: Linux v2.6.0-test1

Jasper Spaans (jasper@vs19.net)
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 13:30:18 +0200

On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 08:59:07PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> The point of the test versions is to make more people realize that they
> need testing and get some straggling developers realizing that it's too
> late to worry about the next big feature. I'm hoping that Linux vendors
> will start offering the test kernels as installation alternatives, and
> do things like make upgrade internal machines, so that when the real
> 2.6.0 does happen, we're all set.

Just tried to build this for powerpc, needs at least the following trivial
patch to compile:

--- linux-2.5-ppc/arch/ppc/kernel/time.c~ 2003-07-14 13:15:17.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.5-ppc/arch/ppc/kernel/time.c 2003-07-14 13:18:02.000000000 +0200
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@
time_t wtm_sec, new_sec = tv->tv_sec;
long wtm_nsec, new_nsec = tv->tv_nsec;
unsigned long flags;
- int tb_delta, new_nsec, new_sec;
+ int tb_delta;

if ((unsigned long)tv->tv_nsec >= NSEC_PER_SEC)
return -EINVAL;


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