Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] Compiler Attributes: naked can be shared

From: Miguel Ojeda
Date: Wed Sep 19 2018 - 19:01:06 EST

On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:14 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 08:56:04PM +0200, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
>> Hi Greg,
>> Since Linus/Andrew/you
>> didn't comment on whether you wanted or not this for 4.19, we are
>> assuming they would go in for 4.20. However, Stefan/Nick/... wanted
>> this for 4.19 instead, they asked me to extract these patches two
>> separately for 4.19. I let them comment further on the status of Clang
>> on arm32.
> If these do not fix a regression, I don't see how they would be ready
> for 4.19-final.

Ok, I will wait a bit to send v5 until this is sorted out.

[CC'd Nick, Stefan, Arnd: I just noticed the Reviewed-by/... lines
were not picked as CC].

>> I am going to send a v5 of the entire series without these two
>> patches, based on -rc4 (or -next, which one do you prefer? I would say
>> these patches should be applied early in the -next branches, so that
>> everyone is ready for the change, given it "touches" every translation
>> unit).
> That's up to whomever takes these into their tree for linux-next
> inclusion. If you are about to break everything, then you might
> consider changing your patches so they do not do that :)

Well, the series shouldn't break anything (famous last words :), even
if everyone includes those headers. So, in theory, they *could* be
applied anywhere, anytime; but given they are global changes...