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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gcc-plugins: make it possible to disable CONFIG_GCC_PLUGINS again
On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 5:52 AM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 10:40 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> >
> > I noticed that randconfig builds with gcc no longer produce a lot of
> > ccache hits, unlike with clang, and traced this back to plugins
> > now being enabled unconditionally if they are supported.
> >
> > I am now working around this by adding
> >
> > export CCACHE_COMPILERCHECK=/usr/bin/size -A %compiler%
> >
> > to my top-level Makefile. This changes the heuristic that ccache uses
> > to determine whether the plugins are the same after a 'make clean'.
> >
> > However, it also seems that being able to just turn off the plugins is
> > generally useful, at least for build testing it adds noticeable overhead
> > but does not find a lot of bugs additional bugs, and may be easier for
> > ccache users than my workaround.
> >
> > Fixes: 9f671e58159a ("security: Create "kernel hardening" config area")
> > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
>
> Reviewed-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>

On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:59 PM Ard Biesheuvel
<ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> wrote:
>Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>

Thanks! Who would be the best person to pick up the patch?
Should I send it to Andrew?

Arnd

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