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    VMware Tools Compile Problem

    exiledpoacher Novice

      I am running Ubuntu 13.10 (beta) with Linux Kernel 3.11.0-7 as a Guest OS under VMware Fusion 6.0.0 (1296151) on my Macbook (Mac OS X 10.8.4).

      I attempted to install VMware Tools 9.6.0 Build-1294478 and got the following errors during the shared folder configuration compile.

       

        CC [M]  /tmp/modconfig-j0IFhU/vmhgfs-only/inode.o

      /tmp/modconfig-j0IFhU/vmhgfs-only/inode.c: In function ‘HgfsPermission’:

      /tmp/modconfig-j0IFhU/vmhgfs-only/inode.c:1893:29: error: ‘struct dentry’ has no member named ‘d_count’

                int dcount = dentry->d_count;

                                   ^

      make[2]: *** [/tmp/modconfig-j0IFhU/vmhgfs-only/inode.o] Error 1

      make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/modconfig-j0IFhU/vmhgfs-only] Error 2

      make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-3.11.0-5-generic'

      make: *** [vmhgfs.ko] Error 2

      make: Leaving directory `/tmp/modconfig-j0IFhU/vmhgfs-only'

       

      I realise that Ubuntu and the Kernel are not finalised but didn't see this problem until Ubuntu Update-Manager installed the 3.11 Kernel series. Any ideas how to overcome this issue appreciated.

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