[DRBD-user] 9.0.28 fails to build on centos-8-stream

Fabio M. Di Nitto fdinitto at redhat.com
Mon Mar 1 14:32:05 CET 2021

On 01/03/2021 11.44, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 07:09:29AM +0100, Fabio M. Di Nitto wrote:
>> hey guys,
>> similar to 9.0.27, log below.
>> Any chance you can give me a quick and dirty fix?
>>    CC [M]  /builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-9.0.28-1/drbd/drbd_main.o
>> /builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-9.0.28-1/drbd/drbd_main.c: In function
>> 'drbd_create_device':
>> /builddir/build/BUILD/drbd-9.0.28-1/drbd/drbd_main.c:3729:6: error: implicit
>> declaration of function 'blk_alloc_queue'; did you mean
>> 'blk_alloc_queue_rh'? [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
>>    q = blk_alloc_queue(drbd_make_request, NUMA_NO_NODE);
>>        ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>        blk_alloc_queue_rh
> A short history of blk_alloc_queue():


makes me happy I don´t do kernel development ;)

> Our compat code detects this, by testing for ops->submit_bio,
> and patches down from v5.8 style to v5.6 style,
> then checks for (gfp_t) vs (fn, node_id) by checking for compile-time
> availability of blk_queue_make_request(q,fn),
> and would patches based on the above pattern [**].
> But since it is NOT available, it does not.
> But we do not yet detect this weird "changed sybol name for compat" thing.
> Guess we need an extra test for "blk_alloc_queue_rh()",
> and an extra compat patch :-(
> Meanwhile, you can just add an extra sed statement.

Yeah I was hoping to do it right, cocci doesn´t seem a quick learning 
curve ;)


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