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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] x86/build changes for v4.17
On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 12:17 PM Matthias Kaehlcke <> wrote:
> Even with clang having known issues it would be preferable not to
> break kernel builds with clang, if this doesn't place a signifcant
> burden on the kernel. I'm not sure it is strictly necessary to 'wait'
> for clang to enforce asm-goto for gcc (and thus the vast majority of
> builds), which is the primary goal of your patch. Couldn't we just
> exclude clang for now from raising the error when lack of asm-goto
> support is detected?

In particular, I worry that this now stalls adding clang support to 0-day,
since now this will fail outright to compile.
~Nick Desaulniers

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