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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] compiler-attributes for v5.3-rc8
On Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 12:59 AM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 5:45 PM Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Yes. With the appropriate test cycle
> >
> > Sedat reported the issue and already tested/verified the fix. How
> > long should it sit in -next before sending a PR for inclusion to 5.3
> > (as opposed to letting it ride out to 5.4)?
>
> If the original patch was already in -next, I wouldn't worry about it,
> as long as you do enough local testing that there's nothing stupid
> going on.
>

I am the original reporter and tester of the ClangBuiltLinux issue
#619 and highly appreciate to have the single fix in Linux v5.3 final.

The compiler-attribute patchset sit for some weeks in linux-next, so I
have not seen any complains.

What I still prefer is to re-integrate the arm64 and sh arch related
patches which went through maintainer's trees in linux-next.
AFAICS some massage of the commit messages were missing, too.

devil's OMG dileks used compiler and linker: LLVM/Clang and LLD v9.0.0-rc3

> The -next cycle is a few days, and even with an rc8 we're getting
> close enough to release that I'd rather get it earlier than later. So
> I'd rather get a pull request this weekend than then have to deal with
> it when traveling next week.
>

+1 for ASAPISSIMO

Thanks for taking care.

- Sedat -

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