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Date:	Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:50:08 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
To:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@...e.fr>
CC:	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Ralf Baechle <ralf@...ux-mips.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@...ux.intel.com>,
	James Hogan <james.hogan@...tec.com>,
	Michal Marek <mmarek@...e.cz>,
	Paul Mundt <lethal@...ux-sh.org>,
	Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@...aro.org>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>,
	linux-kbuild <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>,
	Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>,
	"linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org" 
	<linux-tip-commits@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [patch core/stackprotector] stackprotector: Fix build when compiler
 lacks support

On 01/01/2014 11:33 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 
> Ack. Looks good to me. I've wanted this for a long time for other
> reasons, we should finally just do it.
> 

Yes, we keep avoiding doing this by layering hack upon hack, but
really... it needs to be done.

The chief objection I've heard is that it makes "make oldconfig"
necessary after a compiler change, but that seems entirely reasonable.

	-hpa


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