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Date:	Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:50:08 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>,
	"Yann E. MORIN" <>
CC:	Kees Cook <>,
	David Rientjes <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux <>,
	Ralf Baechle <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	LKML <>,
	Arjan van de Ven <>,
	James Hogan <>,
	Michal Marek <>,
	Paul Mundt <>,
	Shawn Guo <>,
	Stephen Rothwell <>,
	linux-kbuild <>,
	Sam Ravnborg <>,
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.


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