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Date:	Wed, 19 Sep 2007 22:53:00 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>
Cc:	Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@...driver.com>,
	Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, amitkale@...syssoft.com,
	trini@...nel.crashing.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 powerpc - kgdb is broken

On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 15:23:19 +1000 Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org> wrote:

> Andrew Morton writes:
> 
> > On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 13:53:01 -0500 Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@...driver.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > I am not exactly sure how to fix this...
> > > 
> > > Another git tree is overriding the patch to include/asm-powerpc/kgdb.h
> > > in the -mm tree.   The patches as I provide them against 2.6.23-rc6 for
> > > KGDB work correctly for ppc/powerpc in 32 and 64 bit modes and compile
> > > correctly.
> > > 
> > > At issue is that someone merged a bogus copy of asm-ppc/kgdb.h from the
> > > git tree in -mm that is called: git-powerpc.patch.
> > 
> > Yeah, this was pointed out and largely ignored.
> > 
> > I'm afraid you'll have to wait until that powerpc stuff hits mainline
> > and then fix it all up.
> 
> I could remove all the kgdb support from arch/powerpc as a first step,
> if that would make it easier to pull in the new stuff...
> 

I don't know if/when the new stuff will be merged - it's missed 2.6.24.

It might be better to proceed as you intended.  Presumably it won't be too
hard to hack things back into shape.

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