[cgl_discussion] TIPC on 2.5.62

John Cherry cherry at osdl.org
Tue Feb 18 15:31:48 PST 2003

BTW, Mika entered the patch in the patch lifecycle manager (PLM) and he
is currently running STP regressions (not that any STP regressions will
show up a TIPC problem).  Anyway, you can download the patch from the


Watch out.  Mika is having a hack attack! :)


On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 15:18, Mika Kukkonen wrote:
> I did some low down dirty hacking on tipc-0.92 (still available at
> http://tipc.sourceforge.net/tipc-0.92.tar.gz), on a single purpose to
> make tipc compile against 2.5 kernels.
> I was succesfull (the compressed diff and diffstat are in 
> http://www.osdl.org/archive/mika/), but:
>   a) it is not even a module currently
>   b) I just made it to compile; I am sure for example that the
>      socket_api.c is badly broken.
>   c) I have not even booted this kernel, as like I said, my purpose
>      was just to get it to compile.
> So you have been warned; try to boot this on your own risk.
> I'll be mucking around it some more to remove more of C++-isms out of it
> and make other changes so that it could have some chance of even getting
> kernel people look into it. 
> And by the way, I renamed most of non-core files, and run Lindent on all
> files, so it does not make much sense to try to back port this to
> tipc-0.93. 
> --MiKu
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