Re: [PATCH 2/2] kbuild: add -fno-PIE

From: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
Date: Fri Nov 04 2016 - 11:59:34 EST

On 2016-11-04 15:54:27 [+0000], Al Viro wrote:
> Christoph, would you mind rereading what I posted upthread? I *am* aware of
> that clusterfuck, including the Balint's charming games with the reassignments,
> etc. Directly affected by the whole mess, actually.

Al, I am re-doing the patch with a runtime check for -fno-PIE and
tagging it stable and looking after Ben's fstack protector thingy.
This should allow you to compile maintained stable kernels but it won't
allow you to bisect to prior versions.
I don't see any other way around it.