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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:03:14 +0200
From:	Paul Bolle <>
To:	Borislav Petkov <>
Cc:, Sam Ravnborg <>,
	lkml <>, Michael Matz <>,
	x86-ml <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Kbuild: Move -Wmaybe-uninitialized to W=1

On Thu, 2014-07-10 at 12:42 +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> I haven't even wished for it but just to prove everybody my point: just
> built rc4+ from Linus' repo with gcc 4.9.0, see below.
> Now all of a sudden there's more noise, maybe because this is a
> different .config. However, I doubt those are real bugs.

Would you mind sharing that .config?

> A cursory look through those shows that they're not really bugs -
> gcc simply can't know with all the ifdeffery, partial usage based on

Nit: I'd expect ifdeffery to make the code only difficult to understand
for the human reader. By the time gcc will be doing flow analysis the
preprocessor has long handled all ifdeffery.

> conditionals, etc, etc.


Paul Bolle

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