Re: [PATCH] arm: Blacklist gcc 4.8.[012] and 4.9.0 with CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER

From: Peter Hurley
Date: Fri Oct 10 2014 - 12:55:43 EST

On 10/10/2014 12:36 PM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 12:26:14PM -0400, Peter Hurley wrote:
>> gcc versions 4.8.[012] and 4.9.0 generates code that prematurely
>> adjusts the stack pointer such that still-to-be-referenced locals
>> are below the stack pointer, which allows them to be overwritten
>> by interrupts.
> I would much rather do this in asm-offsets.c, along side the other ARM
> specific buggy compiler test(s). I'm presently putting together such
> a patch.
> The information in the thread on linux-omap says only GCC 4.8.1 and
> GCC 4.8.2. Where do you get the other versions from?

The gcc PR linked in the commit message; see the "Known to fail" field.

Peter Hurley
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