Re: [PATCH v2] Makefile: support compressed debug info

From: Nick Desaulniers
Date: Tue May 26 2020 - 11:59:01 EST

On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 12:48 AM Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> *** The opposite is the case. ***
> Here, I am on a Samsung SandyBridge CPU/GPU aka 2nd generation
> ultrabook series runing Debian/testing AMD64.
> A slightly modified Debian-kernel linux-config takes me approx. 5 (in
> words five) hours of compiling and generating Debian packages.
> Plus, testing.
> Plus, testing.
> Plus, testing.
> In Linux-next times I run the whole Linux-Test-Project tests plus some
> FIO tests.
> Finally, I decide depending from what is new and interesting to me to
> attend a full single Linux-kernel release cycle.
> The last was Linux v5.3 which was the first release to be
> compile/link-able - with no modifications - with LLVM/Clang/LLD v9.0.
> For upcoming Linux v5.7 I have built each single RC Linux-kernel and
> used it in my daily work!
> Since RC1 - for me running on bare metal counts - checking QEMU or
> other VM is nice - but showed me that says sometimes nothing.
> Plus, I am building llvm-toolchains (LLVM/Clang/LLD) and testing with
> them (and report if needed).

This is a lot of invaluable work. It means the world to me Sedat!

> "...if we diligently credit our idea reporters, they will, hopefully,
> be inspired to help us again in the future."
> These are some motivating words...
> My Tested-by is like a certificate - like a "Made in Germany" seal :-).

I love this, it is. Maybe if folks on this thread are bored, they
could help me with a personal project of mine?
We could use more German, and Japanese.

> Virtual Greeting from North-West Germany,
> - Sedat -

~Nick Desaulniers