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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM2 compilation problem



On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 02:25:06PM +0200, Jan Švec wrote:
> I'm having trouble compiling the LVM2 ver. 2.2.00.07. During make
> install I receive this error:
> 
> device/dev-io.c: In function `dev_get_size':
> device/dev-io.c:215: `BLKGETSIZE64' undeclared (first use in this
> function)
> device/dev-io.c:215: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> device/dev-io.c:215: for each function it appears in.)
> make[1]: *** [device/dev-io.o] Error 1
> make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/LVM2.2.00.07/lib'
> make: *** [lib] Error 2
> 
> The kernel is 2.6.0 test6. I also tried to make the link
> /usr/src/linux-2.6.0-test6/include/linux -> /usr/include/linux, but then
> I receive another error message:

<snip>

> Anyone have any idea how to solve this problem ?

The quickest and easiest way i can think of is to grab a 2.4.22
kernel, untar it, and link that include/linux directory into your
/usr/include/ dir.  As you saw, 2.6 doesn't allow kernel headers to be
used in userspace, but 2.4 still does.  It's ugly, but it works.

Regards,
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