[Buildroot] Altera sockit defconfig no longer builds

Sebastien Bourdelin sebastien.bourdelin at savoirfairelinux.com
Thu Dec 22 00:22:27 UTC 2016

Hi Peter,

Yes i still can have access to this HW platform but not until few weeks
i guess, santa claus time ;).

I will take a look then, you can also remove the defconfig if it doesn't
work anymore and me or somebody else can propose an update working version.

Thanks for your message.


On 12/21/2016 05:06 PM, Peter Korsgaard wrote:
> Hi,
> Back in 2014, you contributed altera_sockit_defconfig to Buildroot.
> Unfortunately, this defconfig no longer builds: the Linux kernel
> version used is too old to build with gcc 5.x.
> Do you still have access to this HW platform? If so, can you contribute
> a patch to update the defconfig? If you're no longer interested by this
> platform, we can also decide to remove its defconfig.
> https://travis-ci.org/buildroot/buildroot-defconfig-testing/jobs/185616884
> You need to move to kernel 3.18+ for compatibility with gcc5.x or
> alternatively backport this commit (and any dependencies):
> commit 71458cfc782eafe4b27656e078d379a34e472adf
> Author: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin at oracle.com>
> Date:   Mon Oct 13 15:51:05 2014 -0700
>     kernel: add support for gcc 5
>     We're missing include/linux/compiler-gcc5.h which is required now
>     because gcc branched off to v5 in trunk.
>     Just copy the relevant bits out of include/linux/compiler-gcc4.h,
>     no new code is added as of now.
>     This fixes a build error when using gcc 5.
>     Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sasha.levin at oracle.com>
>     Cc: <stable at vger.kernel.org>
>     Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
>     Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds at linux-foundation.org>

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