> FWIW, I did a cvsup of my xfs kernel tree from ftp.thebarn.com this
> morning and then succesfully applied
> The only hunk which failed was the patch to the top level
> Makefile. I edited linux/Makefile:
> VERSION = 2
> PATCHLEVEL = 4
> SUBLEVEL = 12
> EXTRAVERSION =-xfs
> and built a kernel with no problems. This is a debian system.
> There is a compilation bug in 2.4.12, which involves
> linux/drivers/parport/ieee1284_ops.c. If that file fails to compile
Yes, I have exactly this waiting to go here - I was holding off waiting
for Al Viro to fix the partition code, but since that is broken in 2.4.11
anyway I am not really sure why I am holding it back anymore.
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