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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Compiler Attributes: move kernel-only attributes into __KERNEL__
On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 07:22:50PM +0100, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> Hi Greg, Nick, Xiaozhou,
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 1:50 PM Greg KH <> wrote:
> >
> > If something is fixed in Linus's tree for this, I want to take it into
> > the 4.19-stable tree as well.
> This ended up in Linus' tree before the holidays, i.e. 4.20 has it,
> see commit 71391bdd2e9a ("include/linux/compiler_types.h: don't
> pollute userspace with macro definitions").
> In case you want to still backport this to 4.19: you can't cherry-pick
> it without conflicts because some stuff was moved around due to the
> Compiler Attributes patch series (which also went in with 4.20 too),
> but you can move the macros like this commit does. There are 2
> conflicts:
> * The big block of macros for attributes:
> * The __always_inline macro:
> All those are nowadays inside __KERNEL__ && !__ASSEMBLY__, so it
> should be fine to move those too along the rest that this patch moves.

I have no idea why I would want to backport this, sorry :(

If this resolves a problem, great, but someone has to do the backport
for me to be able to take it.


greg k-h

> Cheers,
> Miguel

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