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SubjectRe: 2.6.23-rc3-mm1
On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 11:10:29AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> x86_64-mm-less-stack-alignment.patch has
>
> cflags-y += $(call cc-option,-mpreferred-stack-boundary=3)
>
> So we _should_ have detected that gcc didn't like =3, so it
> should not have been used.

The flag actually needs a recent gcc 4.3 snapshot (it's
a new feature the gcc developers added especially for the
kernel :), so if this didn't work it would fail on the vast
majority of systems.

Somehow it doesn't? At least here it compiles fine.

I notice the final comma is missing, Mel does it work
when you change the line to

cflags-y += $(call cc-option,-mpreferred-stack-boundary=3,)

If not please run
gcc -O2 -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -S -xc /dev/null -o x.o
echo $?

What does the echo output?

-Andi

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