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    SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure after merge of the kbuild tree
    Hi Michal,

    On Wed, 20 Apr 2011 08:25:14 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
    > After merging the kbuild tree, today's linux-next build (s390 allnoconfig)
    > failed like this:
    > /opt/crosstool/gcc-4.3.2-nolibc/bin/s390x-linux-ar: illegal option -- D
    > Caused by commit 09ff9fecc039 ("kbuild: Use the deterministic mode of ar").
    > $ /opt/crosstool/gcc-4.3.2-nolibc/bin/s390x-linux-ar --version
    > GNU ar (GNU Binutils) 2.19
    > I presume that this version of ar is now too old to build the kernel?
    > Documentation/Changes only mentions Binutils verion 2.12.

    This actually broke nearly all my overnight builds. Version 2.19.1 is also
    not new enough, but 2.20 is ok.

    I am going to have to try to revert that commit today or go back to the
    kbuild tree from next-20110418.
    Stephen Rothwell
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