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Date:	Fri, 20 May 2016 22:04:38 -0700
From:	Greg KH <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:	William Breathitt Gray <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] Driver core update for 4.7-rc1

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 09:51:18PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 8:23 PM, Greg KH <> wrote:
> >
> > William Breathitt Gray (13):
> >       base: isa: Remove X86_32 dependency
> >       isa: Decouple X86_32 dependency from the ISA Kconfig option
> So I'm going to revert these unless I get
>  (a) a good reason for them
>  (b) patches to get rid of the incessant warnings these cause.

What warnings?  I haven't seen any reports of warnings, what .config
causes them?

> Most of the ISA drivers are not 64-bit safe. They give compiler
> warnings, and they will definitely simply not work. So just blindly
> enabling that shit is not the answer.
> We've never needed this before, why do we need it now?

I'll let William answer that, it seems he has some crazy isa hardware
for x86_64 platforms...


greg k-h

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