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Date:   Sat, 20 Apr 2019 09:51:29 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
To:     Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc:     Linux List Kernel Mailing <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] locking fixes

On Sat, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:30 AM Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> A lockdep warning fix and a script execution fix when atomics are
> generated.

Hmm. I've pulled this, but looking at it, I think it's worth noting something...

> diff --git a/scripts/atomic/gen-atomics.sh b/scripts/atomic/gen-atomics.sh
> index 27400b0cd732..000dc6437893 100644
> --- a/scripts/atomic/gen-atomics.sh
> +++ b/scripts/atomic/gen-atomics.sh
> -       ${ATOMICDIR}/${script} ${ATOMICTBL} > ${LINUXDIR}/include/${header}
> +       /bin/sh ${ATOMICDIR}/${script} ${ATOMICTBL} > ${LINUXDIR}/include/${header}

/bin/sh ?

Yes, that's what the hash-bang line says in the scripts themselves,
and thus what we used to do with the whole direct execution thing, so
it's clearly not _wrong_, but every single time when we manually do
the "run with shell" normally, we use $(CONFIG_SHELL)".

So I get the feeling that we should likely do that here too.

Of course, the gen-atomics script is (now) outside the normal build,
so maybe people just go "this is special, doesn't go through the
normal build process anyway, and thus might as well not follow the
common rules".

                        Linus

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