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Date:   Wed, 5 Aug 2020 17:09:44 -0700
From:   Guenter Roeck <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     Naresh Kamboju <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Marc Zyngier <>,
        open list <>,
        Shuah Khan <>,,,
        Ben Hutchings <>,
        linux- stable <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Willy Tarreau <>,
        Grygorii Strashko <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5.7 0/6] 5.7.14-rc1 review

On 8/5/20 12:45 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 12:24 PM Guenter Roeck <> wrote:
>> On 8/5/20 11:37 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>> Because the trivial fix would be something like the appended, which is
>>> the right thing to do anyway.
>> Correct.
> I'll take that as an Ack, and also remove the crazy reverse include
> from archrandom.h that most definitely shouldn't be there.
Thanks, appreciated.

> It's now commit 585524081ecd ("random: random.h should include
> archrandom.h, not the other way around") in my tree, because a grep
> for "archrandom.h" shows that now the only place it exists is
> <linux/random.h> and a few files that cannot possibly affect arm64
> (because they are on x86 and powerpc, neither of which has that insane
> reverse include).

I tried to build arm64 on current mainline, after reverting the dts
patches which cause the build failures there. Builds fine with both
gcc 7.4.0 and 9.3.0. 5.7.14-rc2 builds as well with both old and new
compilers. So hopefully we are fine.


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