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Date:   Sun, 07 Feb 2021 18:02:33 +1100
From:   Finn Thain <>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: [PATCH] m68k: Drop -fno-strength-reduce from KBUILD_CFLAGS

This workaround became redundant either when the driver in question was
removed (in Linux v2.6.23) or when the compiler flag became a no-op
(in GCC v4.2). Linux has required GCC v4.6 or later since v4.19.

References: commit 565bae6a4a8f ("[SCSI] 53c7xx: kill driver")
References: commit cafa0010cd51 ("Raise the minimum required gcc version to 4.6")
Signed-off-by: Finn Thain <>
 arch/m68k/Makefile | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/m68k/Makefile b/arch/m68k/Makefile
index ea14f2046fb4..5be4efec173a 100644
--- a/arch/m68k/Makefile
+++ b/arch/m68k/Makefile
@@ -66,8 +66,7 @@ KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(cpuflags-y)
 KBUILD_CFLAGS += -pipe -ffreestanding
-# without -fno-strength-reduce the 53c7xx.c driver fails ;-(
-KBUILD_CFLAGS += -fno-strength-reduce -ffixed-a2
+KBUILD_CFLAGS += -ffixed-a2
 # we can use a m68k-linux-gcc toolchain with these in place

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