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Date:   Tue, 24 May 2022 08:26:55 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Kees Cook <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gcc-plugins: use KERNELVERSION for plugin version

On Tue, 24 May 2022 22:55:41 +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Commit 61f60bac8c05 ("gcc-plugins: Change all version strings match
> kernel") broke parallel builds.
> Instead of adding the dependency between GCC plugins and utsrelease.h,
> let's use KERNELVERSION, which does not require any build artifact.
> Another reason why I want to avoid utsrelease.h is because it depends
> on CONFIG_LOCALVERSION(_AUTO) and localversion* files.
> [...]

Ah, perfect; I appreciate the better solution! Applied to
for-next/hardening, thanks!

[1/1] gcc-plugins: use KERNELVERSION for plugin version

Kees Cook

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