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Date:   Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:53:56 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <>
To:     Nick Desaulniers <>
Cc:     Miguel Ojeda <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        LKML <>,,, Kees Cook <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Greg KH <>,
        Masahiro Yamada <>,
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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