Re: [PATCH] blackfin: Makefile: Skip reloc overflow issue when COMPILE_TEST enabled

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Thu Apr 09 2015 - 09:38:35 EST

Am 09.04.2015 um 15:28 schrieb Chen Gang:
> On 4/9/15 05:12, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>> Am 08.04.2015 um 23:10 schrieb Chen Gang:
>>> After this patch, blackfin can pass allmodconfig building (if we treat
>>> it as allmodconfig). And next, I shall try to:
>>> - Send all related patches v2 for blackfin kernel within this month.
>>> - Fix blackfin gcc/binutils related issues within this month.
>> All you do is randomly papering over issues to make the allmodconfig build
>> somehow proceed.
>> This is not the correct way to deal with problems.
> Still, for me, it is not a good idea to make a conclusion in discussing.
> For gcc/binutils issues, they are real world issue, they need to be
> fixed, next (I shall try to fix them within this month).

I leave that up to the blackfin maintainer.
IMHO this is wrong, you're not fixing a real world issue, all you do is
making allmodconfig somehow proceed by papering over possible real issues
which you cannot test as you don't have blackfin hardware.

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