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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/retpoline: Add clang support
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On 02/13/2018 04:10 PM, David Woodhouse wrote:
>
>
> On Tue, 2018-02-13 at 15:41 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> Hi David,
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 03:32:11PM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> [ ... ]
>>>>
>>>> See
>>>> http://git.infradead.org/users/dwmw2/linux-retpoline.git/commitdiff/82a1f41600
>>
>> Any chance to see a patch with this change anytime soon ?
>
> We were waiting for a fix for
> https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36329
>
> I tested the candidate fix tonight and reported success; the
> corresponding patch is at the top of my tree. Since I think we now have
> a consensus on what the clang build will look like, I'll post that in
> the morning along with the other bits I have ready to send upstream.
>
Excellent, thanks a lot! That the retpoline.S changes for clang are
no longer required is excellent news.

> We're going to need the percpu.h fix too, and I'd also like to see the
> status of the i915 build failure you mentioned. Is there a bug filed
> for that already, and is it on the blocker list for 6.0? If not, why
> not?
>
For my part I completely forgot about it :-(. Did you expect me to file a bug ?
If so, I'll need to retest and try to figure out how to do that. Let me know;
I should be able to get that done tomorrow.

Thanks,
Guenter

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