[PATCH] jffs2, symlink, and 2.6.13

Josh Boyer jdub at us.ibm.com
Tue Oct 4 09:02:43 EDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-10-04 at 15:16 +0400, Artem B. Bityutskiy wrote:
> Peter Grayson wrote:
> > For those on earlier kernel versions, this change will yield compiler
> > warnings. I am not sure what the policy is for maintaining compatibility
> > with older kernel versions, so I did not include any changes to
> > compatmac.h. Do we want to reproduce the struct inode_operations
> > declaration in compatmac.h just so that latest mtd does not yield
> > compiler warnings on older kernels?
> The patch looks OK. Not sure how to support compatimility, I would just 
> let gcc print warnings in older kernels. And it looks like it is 
> harmless. Anyone, comments?

I'd rather it be added to compatmac.h.  We have things in there that
support older 2.6 kernels already, so adding another wouldn't hurt.
There's even a section for kernels older than 2.6.13 already.


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