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    SubjectRe: Regression [Was: Boot hang with stack protector on x86_64]
    On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 07:43:08AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
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    > On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > >
    > > This is a regression. Can you please revert this commit.
    >
    > Not really. The thing is, CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR has never done anything
    > at all, now it does, and it shows that it never worked.
    And this made a machine non-bootable that could boot before.

    >
    > So the commit that made it do something shouldn't be reverted, but
    > CONFIG_CC_STACKPROTECTOR should be marked BROKEN, because it obviously is
    > broken right now.
    >
    > But keeping the config option, and just not making it do anything is
    > misleading and wrong.
    >
    > So just something like this? To make sure normal people don't enable it..
    Whatever is fine with me - I hope Ingo & Co fixes the root cause soon so
    we can get the right fix in.

    Sam


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