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From: Fred Isaman <>
Subject: [PATCH 1/1] lib: find_next_bit.o needed by a module only, move it from lib to obj
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 11:22:16 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

It is possible to configure the kernel such that find_next_bit is
referenced only by modules, causing linking to fail with

ERROR: "find_last_bit" [fs/nfs/nfs.ko] undefined!

Signed-off-by: Fred Isaman <>
 lib/Makefile |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/Makefile b/lib/Makefile
index 32b0e64..286e2f7 100644
--- a/lib/Makefile
+++ b/lib/Makefile
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ lib-$(CONFIG_RWSEM_GENERIC_SPINLOCK) += rwsem-spinlock.o
 lib-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_FIRST_BIT) += find_next_bit.o
 lib-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_NEXT_BIT) += find_next_bit.o
-lib-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_LAST_BIT) += find_last_bit.o
+obj-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_LAST_BIT) += find_last_bit.o
 obj-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_HWEIGHT) += hweight.o
 obj-$(CONFIG_LOCK_KERNEL) += kernel_lock.o
 obj-$(CONFIG_PLIST) += plist.o

                 reply	other threads:[~2009-03-26 15:49 UTC|newest]

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