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Date:	Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:17:43 -0700
From:	Behan Webster <>
To:	Nicolas Pitre <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] LLVMLinux: Patches to enable the kernel to be compiled
 with clang/LLVM

On 07/13/14 02:10, Nicolas Pitre wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jul 2014, wrote:
>> From: Behan Webster <>
>> The LLVMLinux project aims to fully build the Linux kernel using both gcc and
>> clang (the C front end for the LLVM compiler infrastructure project).
>> Clang only supports global named registers for non-allocatable registers like
>> the stack pointer. By centralizing the definition of current_stack_pointer, the
>> use of named registers for ARM remains largely unchanged while working for both
>> gcc and clang.
> You verified that the compiled code is identical on gcc?
Yes. Identical.

>    If so:
> Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <>


Behan Webster

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