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SubjectRe: PATCH: Add --size-check=[error|warning]
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Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> writes:

> * Andreas Schwab <schwab@redhat.com> wrote:
>
>> Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> writes:
>>
>> > * Andreas Schwab <schwab@redhat.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> writes:
>> >>
>> >> > Hi Andreas,
>> >> >
>> >> > Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> writes:
>> >> >>> So what do you suggest that testers who want to, say, build old Linux
>> >> >>> kernel versions with new binutils do?
>> >> >
>> >> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Andreas Schwab <schwab@redhat.com> wrote:
>> >> >> The same that testers have to do in order to build old Linux kernel
>> >> >> versions with current versions of make.
>> >> >
>> >> > Are you saying it's OK to screw over binutils users because GNU Make
>> >> > did that too?
>> >>
>> >> I'm just telling you the facts.
>> >
>> > And you are wrong - latest Make does not break reasonably old kernel builds such
>> > as v2.6.30.
>>
>> This is just ridiculous.
>> You are defining away facts just because they don't fit your view.
>
> No, i actually tried out the latest released Make version (3.82) and it still builds
> v2.6.30 fine:

That's a very convincing argument.

Andreas.

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