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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.9 52/66] Revert "perf tests: Decompress kernel module before objdump"
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On 09/05/2018 12:29 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 11:50:02AM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> On 04/17/2018 08:59 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>>> 4.9-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>>>
>>> ------------------
>>>
>>> From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>>>
>>> This reverts commit 7525a238be8f46617cdda29d1be5b85ffe3b042d which is
>>> commit 94df1040b1e6aacd8dec0ba3c61d7e77cd695f26 upstream.
>>>
>>> It breaks the build of perf on 4.9.y, so I'm dropping it.
>>
>> Sorry to hijack this thread, I was not able to find the original email
>> when the offending patch was included in 4.1.52. So kernel 4.1.52 also
>> has the same problem, can you push a 4.1.53 tag with that patch reverted
>> as well?
>
> 4.1 is long end-of-life now, I'm not going to be going and updating a
> "dead' kernel for a perf build bug.

Meh, fair enough, I reverted the offending commit, it still points to a
more fundamental problem, there is not always build testing of the tools
being shipped with the kernel unfortunately.

>
> You shouldn't be using this kernel either :)

Fortunately 4.9 is what we are mostly using these days, still getting
occasional 4.1 kernel support requests unfortunately...
--
Florian

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