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SubjectRe: [tip: core/objtool] objtool: Fail the kernel build on fatal errors
On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 12:47:38PM -0000, tip-bot2 for Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> The following commit has been merged into the core/objtool branch of tip:
> Commit-ID: 644592d328370af4b3e027b7b1ae9f81613782d8
> Gitweb:
> Author: Josh Poimboeuf <>
> AuthorDate: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 12:32:38 -06:00
> Committer: Borislav Petkov <>
> CommitterDate: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 13:27:03 +01:00
> objtool: Fail the kernel build on fatal errors
> When objtool encounters a fatal error, it usually means the binary is
> corrupt or otherwise broken in some way. Up until now, such errors were
> just treated as warnings which didn't fail the kernel build.
> However, objtool is now stable enough that if a fatal error is
> discovered, it most likely means something is seriously wrong and it
> should fail the kernel build.
> Note that this doesn't apply to "normal" objtool warnings; only fatal
> ones.

Clang still has some toolchain issues which need to be sorted out, so
upgrading the fatal errors is causing their CI to fail.

So I think we need to drop this one for now.

Boris, are you able to just drop it or should I send a revert?


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