[PATCH] Staging: Android logger: fix compiling error

Bryan Wu bryan.wu at canonical.com
Thu Oct 29 01:11:39 UTC 2009

Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 09:01:07AM +0800, Bryan Wu wrote:
>> Greg KH wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 12:40:07PM +0800, Eric Miao wrote:
>>>>> Compiling broke since commit a99bbaf5ee6bad1aca0c88ea65ec6e5373e86184
>>>>>    headers: remove sched.h from poll.h
>>>>> Adding <linux/sched.h> to fix this compiling bug.
>>> I have now just marked the android drivers as broken, as this is not the
>>> only build error in them at the moment :(
>> Yeah, actually the drivers/staging/android/lowmemorykiller.c has been
>> failing to compile for a long time, because that struct mm_struct does
>> not have a field named oom_adj. All the Android drivers are compiled
>> as modules in Ubuntu kernel package, except this one.
>> Although Android public kernel is still in 2.6.29, it's own driver is
>> totally different with our mainline staging version. Is there any plan
>> to sync with it?
> No, Google has abandoned any current effort to push code upstream for
> the past year :(
> The android drivers are deleted in linux-next and will go away in 2.6.33
> because of this.

Thanks a lot for this update. It looks like we need to consider to drop Android 
modules in our Ubuntu kernel building somehow.


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