Re: [PATCH] crypto: arm: workaround for building with old binutils

From: Ard Biesheuvel
Date: Sun Apr 12 2015 - 05:24:01 EST

On 11 April 2015 at 22:54, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Saturday 11 April 2015 15:32:34 Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
>> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
>> How about something like this:
>> A warning will be emitted by make when descending into the arch/arm/crypto
>> directory, but only if any ARMv8 Crypto modules were in fact selected.
>> /home/ard/linux-2.6/arch/arm/crypto/Makefile:22: These ARMv8 Crypto Extensions modules need binutils 2.23 or higher
>> /home/ard/linux-2.6/arch/arm/crypto/Makefile:23: aes-arm-ce.o sha1-arm-ce.o sha2-arm-ce.o ghash-arm-ce.o
> Looks good. Do you want me to do more randconfig tests on this, or put it in
> right away to fix the allmodconfig problem?

It would be good to have confirmation that it fixes the actual
symptom, so yes, more testing please.
But I think the patch itself needs to go via Herbert's tree
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