lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 8 Jan 2021 11:31:10 +0100
From:   Pavel Machek <>
To:     Theodore Ts'o <>
Cc:     Russell King - ARM Linux admin <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>, Will Deacon <>,,
        Mark Rutland <>,
        "" <>,
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        Ext4 Developers List <>,
        Linux ARM <>
Subject: Re: Aarch64 EXT4FS inode checksum failures - seems to be weak memory
 ordering issues


> > > The gcc bugzilla mentions backports into gcc-linaro, but I do not see
> > > them in my git history.
> > 
> > So, do we raise the minimum gcc version for the kernel as a whole to 5.1
> > or just for aarch64?
> Russell, Arnd, thanks so much for tracking down the root cause of the
> bug!
> I will note that RHEL 7 uses gcc 4.8.  I personally don't have an
> objections to requiring developers using RHEL 7 to have to install a
> more modern gcc (since I use Debian Testing and gcc 10.2.1, myself,
> and gcc 5.1 is so five years ago :-), but I could imagine that being
> considered inconvenient for some.

I'm on gcc 4.9.2 on a machine that is hard to upgrade :-(.

Best regards,

Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (196 bytes)

Powered by blists - more mailing lists