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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation/changes: Raise minimum supported binutils version to 2.23
On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 6:14 PM Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 06:02:02PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> > Borislav,
> >
> > When I forwarded this patch, I fixed up one more line.
> > (changes.rst duplicates the same information...)
> >
> > Please see this. I hope this should be OK.
> > https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1214519/
>
> Thanks.
>
> However, I wanted to queue this patch *after* 5.7-rc1 and so that it
> lands in 5.8 and so that it has a maximum cycle in testing - well, it is
> not really testing but getting more people to see it and have the chance
> to complain - and not queue it now.
>
> I did some searching on distrowatch.com last night and the couple of
> distros shipping binutils 2.23 I saw, were already EOL but the search
> was not exhaustive.

OK, if we take time for this decision,
we can drop 14/16 and 15/16 for now.


> And from looking at your patchset, I think it should get the max time
> testing in linux-next too, so that we have time to address any build
> issues it might uncover.


Linus was positive to have this for 5.7
https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/3/21/262

I hope 01-13 will get merged for the next MW.
We still have a couple of weeks to test it in -next.




> IMO.
>
> --
> Regards/Gruss,
> Boris.
>
> https://people.kernel.org/tglx/notes-about-netiquette



--
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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