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Date:   Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:32:06 -0700
From:   Andi Kleen <>
To:     Stephen Rothwell <>
Cc:     Linus <>,
        Linux-kernel Mailing List <>,
        Linux-Next Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: linux-next: disabling -Wstringop-truncation

Stephen Rothwell <> writes:

> Hi Linus,
> I am now mainly using gcc v8.2 for my builds and -Wstringop-truncation
> causes so many warnings that I am sure to miss others, so I have
> applied the below to my fixes tree until the noise reduces.

I have the same problem.

However It's not clear if they're all false positives (I suspect not)

It would be better to move the warning to W=2 or so, and also needs
someone actually looking at them.


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