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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:53:56 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>
Cc:     Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, efriedma@...eaurora.org,
        sparse@...isli.org, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>,
        asmadeus@...ewreck.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/7] Compiler Attributes: remove unused attributes

On Fri, 2018-08-31 at 11:43 -0700, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> I don't think minimal supported versions are required for these clean
> ups, and would not block these patches from landing on that.

Nor would I, but it's one of those symmetry things.

Likely, someone would eventually complain if their old
icc/clang compiler failed to produce a functional kernel.

If the minimum versions aren't really known and nobody
notices, then it really doesn't matter.


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