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SubjectRe: [v2] raid6/ppc: Fix build for clang
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On Fri, 2018-11-02 at 00:44:55 UTC, Joel Stanley wrote:
> We cannot build these files with clang as it does not allow altivec
> instructions in assembly when -msoft-float is passed.
>
> Jinsong Ji <jji@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> > We currently disable Altivec/VSX support when enabling soft-float. So
> > any usage of vector builtins will break.
> >
> > Enable Altivec/VSX with soft-float may need quite some clean up work, so
> > I guess this is currently a limitation.
> >
> > Removing -msoft-float will make it work (and we are lucky that no
> > floating point instructions will be generated as well).
>
> This is a workaround until the issue is resolved in clang.
>
> Link: https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=31177
> Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/239
> Signed-off-by: Joel Stanley <joel@jms.id.au>
> Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>

Applied to powerpc next, thanks.

https://git.kernel.org/powerpc/c/e213574a449f7a57d4202c1869bbc7

cheers

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