Re: [RFC] Increase Minimal GNU Make version for Linux Kernel from 3.80 to 3.81

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Wed May 03 2017 - 08:05:48 EST

On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 03:46:11PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Hello Linus and Kbuild developers.
> Documentation/process/changes.rst says the minimal version
> of GNU Make is 3.80, but actually building the kernel
> with this version has been broken for a long time.
> Specifically, it got broken by commit c8589d1e9e01 (i.e. Linux 3.18).
> Sorry, it's me who broke it.

Given that no one has noticed since December of 2014, I think we are
safe to bump up the version required for make, as really you did it
already :)

So, no objection from me.


greg k-h