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Re: [Xen-devel] [Xen-users] Compiling error

>>> On 18.04.13 at 12:03, Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-04-17 at 18:42 +0100, Mohamed Ali Saidi wrote:
>> During the compilatin of xen i have the following error message:
>> i8259.c:66:9: error: initialization from incompatible pointer type [-Werror]
>> i8259.c:66:9: error: (near initialization for âinterrupt[6]â) [-Werror]
>> i8259.c:66:9: error: initialization from incompatible pointer type [-Werror]
> [...]
>> gcc 4.7.2, ubuntu 12.10 and Xen 4.1.2
> I have a suspicion that this is fixed by this mainline commit:
>         commit fa23df25a24ad67035d1f361e2554a8f9b56cb28
>         Author: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
>         Date:   Wed Sep 26 11:52:03 2012 +0200
>             x86: clean up interrupt stub generation

I don't think so, I would rather expect a stray asmlinkage to be
responsible. And iirc we already have been having this fixed for
quite some time in 4.1-testing. Mohamed - any reason you build
4.1.2 instead of 4.1.4 or 4.1.5-rc2?

> I'm not sure if this is suitable for backporting to the stable branches,
> I've CCd the stable branch maintainer and xen-devel.

Rather not (at least at this point of the release process), even if
it was fixing the issue.


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