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Date:   Wed, 8 Aug 2018 22:41:23 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>
To:     "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] e2fprogs: compiler fun

On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 12:15:16PM -0800, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> This series enhances the e2fsprogs build system to allow us to take
> advantage of new compiler technologies.  The first patch enables LTO,
> which can perform executable-wide code optimizations (particularly
> eliminating dead functions).  The three patches after that enable the
> sanitizers for undefined behavior, memory access, and thread safety.
> With these sanitizers we can collect runtime reports about questionable
> C code, memory access problems, and thread safety problems (though at
> the moment e2fsprogs isn't heavily threaded).
> 
> Questions?  Comments?  This series targets e2fsprogs 1.45.

Thanks, applied.  I did find a number of LTO warnings which I needed to
fix up, though.

					- Ted
					

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