util-linux-2.12 (1.3.3 and 20040304) fails build

Dennis Veatch dveatch at woh.rr.com
Sun Mar 7 18:55:54 GMT 2004

On Sunday 07 March 2004 06:50 pm, nestu wrote:
> Dennis,
> I have tried a patch for 2.6 kernel headers w/o luck:
> http://ep09.pld-linux.org/~mmazur/glibc-kernel-headers/patches/util-linux.p
>atch I have kernl-headers-2.6 and gcc3.3.3 installed.
> I get this error:
> In file included from mount.c:65:
> loop.h:20: error: parse error before "__kernel_dev_t"
> loop.h:20: warning: no semicolon at end of struct or union
> loop.h:22: error: parse error before "lo_rdevice"
> loop.h:22: warning: type defaults to `int' in declaration of
> `lo_rdevice'
> loop.h:22: warning: data definition has no type or storage class
> loop.h:31: error: parse error before '}' token
> make[1]: *** [mount.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/util-linux-2.12/mount'
> make: *** [all] Error 1
> Maybe you are more lucky?
> CU,
> nestu ;)))

I can give it a whirl. Though didn't the patch process change for 2.6? How do 
I apply it? I'm a dork:)

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