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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5] lib/string.c: implement stpcpy
On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 9:28 PM Joe Perches <> wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-09-14 at 21:22 -0700, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> > It would be nice to get this into mainline sooner rather than later so
> > that it can start filtering into the stable trees. ToT LLVM builds have
> > been broken for a month now.
> People that build stable trees with new compilers
> unsupported at the time the of the base version
> release are just asking for trouble.

It is asymmetry that we have a minimum supported version of a
toolchain, but no maximum supported version of a toolchain for a given
branch. I think that's a good thing; imagine if you were stuck on an
old compiler for a stable branch. No thanks. I guess we just like to
live dangerously? :P

Also, GKH has voiced support for newer toolchains for older kernel
releases before. Related to this issue, in fact.
~Nick Desaulniers

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