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SubjectRe: Linux 4.18-rc6
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On 07/24/2018 09:24 AM, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:15:58 +0200
> Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com> wrote:
>
>> On 07/24/2018 08:18 AM, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
>>> On Mon, 23 Jul 2018 16:17:22 -0700
>>> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:23 PM Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Martin - can we just remove the
>>>>>>
>>>>>> select HAVE_GCC_PLUGINS
>>>>>>
>>>>>> from the s390 Kconfig file (or perhaps add "if BROKEN" or something to
>>>>>> disable it).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Because if it's not getting fixed, it shouldn't be exposed.
>>>>>>
>>>>> The problem only affects 4.18 - the code has been rearranged in -next.
>>>>> Only, in my builders, I can't disable a flag for individual releases,
>>>>> so I just disabled it completely for s390.
>>>>
>>>> Well, I'm not going to release a 4.18 with a known problem, so in 4.18
>>>> this *will* be disabled if it's not fixed.
>>>>
>>>> The fact that it might be fixed in linux-next is entirely immaterial
>>>> to the release of 4.18.
>>>
>>> Ok, if gcc with the plugins and an allmodconfig is considered to be
>>> important enough to warrant a fix, it can be pulled from here:
>>>
>>> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/s390/linux.git for-linus
>>>
>>> Martin Schwidefsky (1):
>>> s390: disable gcc plugins
>>>
>>> Once that is in I will create another patch to undo this one and place
>>> it after the early boot rework.
>>
>> On the list a different fix was proposed about 2 weeks ago,
>>
>> something like
>>
>> CFLAGS_als.o += $(DISABLE_LATENT_ENTROPY_PLUGIN)
>>
>> and I prefer that. Because your patch disables all gcc plugins.
>
> This change would cause trouble with patch dependencies as als.c is moved
> to a different directory. I would prefer to disable all gcc plugins for
> 4.18.

ok.

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