Hi Herbert, thanks for your response!
On Sat, 3 Nov 2018 at 11:14, Herbert Poetzl <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 02, 2018 at 11:29:01PM +0000, Chris Richardson wrote:
> > Hi,
> Hey Chris,
> > I'm getting a build failure after applying any of the most
> > recent vserver patches, for instance
> > http://vserver.13thfloor.at/Experimental/patch-4.9.135-vs184.108.40.206.diff.
> > I've tracked the cause down to the fact that I have IPv6 support
> > configured as a module and the vserver code uses statements like
> > #if CONFIG_IPV6
> > rather than the kernel macro
> > #if IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_IPV6)
> It is definitely a bug somewhere in the config system as
> Linux-VServer should force IPv6 to 'y' or 'n' and disallow
> building it as a module.
> > I'm wondering if this a bug, or if it perhaps not make
> > sense to configure IPv6 as a module in the vserver context?
> Building IPv6 as a module is currently not supported by
> Linux-VServer, so it doesn't make sense to do that with
> the Linux-VServer patches but as I implied, the build
> system should take care of this and prevent you from
> selecting 'm' in the first place.
> I'd appreciate if you could upload (or attach) the .config
> you are using so that we can figure out why the build
> system doesn't prevent you from building IPv6 as a module.
This makes me realise that I'm doing everything wrong - my approach
has been to manually patch my kernel source and manually configure the
kernel, ie. I'm not using the build system to which you refer - I
guess I should be.
So actually the only problem is between my keyboard and chair. Thanks
again for your help!
> > Apologies if I'm asking a stupid question, I'm new to vserver!
> There are no stupid questions, just stupid answers.
> Welcome to Linux-VServer!
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-- Chris Richardson, System Architect email@example.com FourC AS, Vestre Rosten 81, Trekanten, NO-7075 Tiller, Norway www.fourc.eu Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter!Received on Sat Nov 3 11:19:13 2018