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SubjectRe: PATCH: Add --size-check=[error|warning]

* Pekka Enberg <> wrote:

> Hi Andreas,
> Pekka Enberg <> 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 <> 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?

The claim is not even true.

While really old Linux versions wont build with fresh versions of Make, something
like v2.6.30, which is a 2 years old kernel, will build just fine, using latest

So lets stop coming up with all the wrong reasons to not fix this problem ...



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