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

    * Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org> wrote:

    > 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?

    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
    Make.

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

    Thanks,

    Ingo


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