Re: Add "x86/build: Build compressed x86 kernels as PIE" to the v4.4.y stable tree?

From: H.J. Lu
Date: Fri Oct 14 2016 - 12:38:24 EST

On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Paul Bolle <pebolle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-10-14 at 16:08 +0200, Greg KH wrote:
>> Did you apply that patch and it worked properly for you? If so, yes,
>> I'll be glad to queue it up.
> Yes I did and it did.
> But I do find this commit as magical as they can get so I'd hoped that
> hjl would speak up. But if my word is enough for you, then feel free to
> queue it up.

Yes, commit 6d92bc9d483a is needed to support x86 relocatable
compressed kernel with binutils 2.26.