[DRBD-user] DRBD 8.0.8 on RHEL 5 x86_64 build problems

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Sun Jan 6 01:17:52 CET 2008

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On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 03:44:01PM -0600, Chris Harms wrote:
> Hello,
> I receive the following errors trying to build DRBD 8.0.8 on an x86_64 
> machine after updating to the RHEL 5 vendor kernel 2.6.18-53.1.4.el5
> gcc -g -O2 -c -W -Wall -I../drbd -fno-strict-aliasing   -c -o drbdmeta.o 
> drbdmeta.c
> In file included from /usr/include/asm/types.h:5,
>                 from drbdtool_common.h:4,
>                 from drbdmeta.c:51:
> /usr/include/asm-x86_64/types.h:23: error: conflicting types for uint64_t
> /usr/include/stdint.h:56: error: previous declaration of uint64_t was here
> drbdmeta.c: In function âv07_validate_md:
> drbdmeta.c:496: warning: format %lu expects type long unsigned int, but 
> argument 4 has type âuint64_t
> version 8.0.6 builds and appears to be functional after the kernel upgrade.

unfortunately during the "bitfield-endianess conversion", an include
statement got lost, and we only recognized that shortly after the
release of 8.0.8. fix is at:


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