Re: avr32 build failures in linux-next

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Thu Mar 10 2016 - 09:25:02 EST

Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 3:38 PM, MÃns RullgÃrd <mans@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 6:02 AM, Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On 02/08/2016 08:06 AM, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
>>>>> On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 7:28 PM, MÃns RullgÃrd <mans@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>> Not very surprising either. The number of people using Linux on avr32
>>>>>> is probably approximately zero, and if anyone is, they're likely still
>>>>>> running 2.6.32 or thereabouts.
>>>>> Once I tried up the topic about removal avr32 for good, but looks like
>>>>> it wasn't a good time. Maybe now is better? It would really reduce a
>>>>> burden on many drivers.
>>>> I would agree, as long as the maintainers agree. We don't want to repeat
>>>> the h8300 experience.
>>> So, are we going to agree that avr32 must be retired from next cycle?
>>> P.S. I have no idea how to fix this "ârelocation truncated to fit:
>>> R_AVR32_21Sâ", though I can test anything anyone propose.
>> The error goes away if CONFIG_AIO_THREAD is disabled. Still don't know why.
> A straight guess: it has reduced enough room to fit the relocation window?

That was my first guess as well, but it was wrong. See the patch I just
sent for an explanation.

MÃns RullgÃrd