[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] eal: fix compilation for x86_x32-native-linuxapp-gcc

Olivier Matz olivier.matz at 6wind.com
Thu Jul 30 22:26:48 CEST 2015

Compiling for dpdk x86_x32 gives the following error:

  CC eal_common_timer.o
In file included from /usr/include/sys/sysctl.h:63:0,
                 from dpdk.org/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_timer.c:39:
/usr/include/bits/sysctl.h:19:3: error: #error "sysctl system call is unsupported in x32 kernel"
 # error "sysctl system call is unsupported in x32 kernel"
dpdk.org/mk/internal/rte.compile-pre.mk:126: recipe for target 'eal_common_timer.o' failed
make[6]: *** [eal_common_timer.o] Error 1

Including sysctl.h was added by mistake when merging bsd and linux EAL
timer code. It can be safely removed in this file, fixing the

Fixes: 040cf8a411 ("eal: deduplicate timer functions")
Signed-off-by: Olivier Matz <olivier.matz at 6wind.com>
 lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_timer.c | 1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_timer.c b/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_timer.c
index 255f995..72371b8 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_timer.c
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/common/eal_common_timer.c
@@ -36,7 +36,6 @@
 #include <unistd.h>
 #include <inttypes.h>
 #include <sys/types.h>
-#include <sys/sysctl.h>
 #include <errno.h>
 #include <rte_common.h>

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