Non-standard LFS v5-chap6: redefinition of `struct timespec? compiling sysklogd-1.4.1

Duarte Cordeiro Duarte.Cordeiro at netcabo.pt
Tue Jan 6 01:59:41 PST 2004


> -----Original Message-----
> From: lfs-support-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org 
> [mailto:lfs-support-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org] On Behalf 
> Of Joel Miller
> Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 12:20 AM
> To: LFS Support List
> Subject: Re: Non-standard LFS v5-chap6: redefinition of 
> `struct timespec? compiling sysklogd-1.4.1
> 
> 
> On Mon, 05 Jan 2004 22:14:58 +0000, Duarte Cordeiro 
> <Duarte.Cordeiro at cm-lisboa.pt> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >  first the apologies: sorry for the long post and for my english :)
> >
> >  I've been following the guide, and until now eveything 
> went smooth or
> > was
> > solved by visiting the wiki or hints pages.
> >
> > I have all standard packages except for kernel-2.6.0 and
> > module-init-tools
> >
> > While trying to compile sysklogd-1.4.1 I get the following 
> error: gcc  
> > -O3 -DSYSV -fomit-frame-pointer -Wall -fno-strength-reduce 
> -DFSSTND  
> > -c
> >
> > ksym_mod.c
> > In file included from /usr/include/linux/timex.h:186,
> >                  from /usr/include/linux/sched.h:11,
> >                  from /usr/include/linux/module.h:10,
> >                  from ksym_mod.c:96:
> > /usr/include/linux/time.h:9: error: redefinition of `struct 
> timespec'
> > /usr/include/linux/time.h:15: error: redefinition of 
> `struct timeval' 
> > In file included from /usr/include/linux/jiffies.h:6, ...
> > And so on.
> > I googled it and it's because I'm compiling it against kernel-2.6 
> > headers.
> >
> <snip>
> 
> This is very much an unsolved debate. The current thing 
> people are doing 
> is to used "sanitized" headers in /usr/include when using a 
> 2.6 kernel. 
> More information on this can be found at 
> hints.linuxfromscratch.org and 
> look at the 2.6 kernel hint and the NPTL hint.
> 
Thanks for the info folks (Joel & Ken).
As this is my first try with LFS, I think I'll restart with a 2.4 kernel so
I can finish it without major glitches, and then proceed to a more "a la
cart" solution :)

Cheers,

 DC




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