Re: [GIT PULL] perf changes for v4.8

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Mon Jul 25 2016 - 18:01:45 EST

Hi Linus,

On Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:45:53 -0700 Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Actually, the perf tree on its own was enough to trigger the build
> > problem, the luto-next tree was just what initially triggered the build
> > failure in linux-next (I guess there is some missing dependency).
> > After the build failed, I started including the perf tree directly
> > before the tip tree and the build would fail when I merged that ...
> Ugh. It's merged in my tree now, because I thought it was ok. Can
> somebody point me to the fix?

I only affects cross building of the objtool and vdso2c tools (which is
how I work). The latest version of the perf/core branch in the tip
tree now has all the fixes, so I assume that Ingo will send another
pull request.

Unfortunately, that means that your tree is broken for me this
morning ... but I will cope, I guess.

Stephen Rothwell