[Openswan dev] 2.4.8rc1 on FC7: error: too many arguments to function 'register_sysctl_table'

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Sun May 13 14:00:58 EDT 2007

On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 01:47:12PM -0400, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Sun, 13 May 2007, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > I'm fixing the opensawn packages at ATrpms (mainly upgrading to
> > 2.4.8rc1 to fix the sk_buff/nfmark issue on FC > 5, RHEL4/5 are still
> > good - FC5/FC6 packages will be available later today).
> >
> > Fedora 7 and/or 2.6.21 cause the following error:
> > Any idea how to fix that and have packages for Fedora 7? :)
> The problem is the huge changeset in the skb for the 2.6.21/22 kernels.
> We are likely going to make a cut, because it is becoming impossible
> to support all kernels from 2.4 to 2.6.22 with ifdef's due to the massive
> skb surgery. So 2.4.x's latest supported kernel will probably be 2.6.18.x,
> and openswan 2.5.x will required a late 2.6.x kernel.
> Though having said that, openswan 2.5.x needs to be fixed to support
> 2.6.2x.
> So in short, yes we are aware of the problem, it's not trivial :(

OK, thanks for the info. BTW 2.4.x seems to build fine on 2.6.20, but
you recommend only using it up to 2.6.18.x, is that correct?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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