Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] x86/mm: Identify the end of the kernel area to be reserved

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Wed Jul 24 2019 - 12:01:14 EST

On Wed, 24 Jul 2019, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Jul 2019, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 03:44:54PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> > > Sorry, I saw that after writing that. You are right, if the others
> > > don't object, that's fine with me. I'll go poke the various build
> > > systems that are failing right now on 5.3-rc1 and try to get them fixed
> > > for this reason.
> >
> > Ok, I dug around and the gold linker is not being used here, only clang
> > to build the source and GNU ld to link, and I am still seeing this
> > error.
> Odd combo.

Ha. Not really. I did not switch ld with LD=... so it's using the default GNU ld.

> > Hm, clang 8 does not cause this error, but clang 9 does. Let me go poke
> > the people who are providing this version of clang to see if there's
> > something they can figure out.
> Let me try that with my clang variant. Which version of GNU ld are you
> using?

Works with a very recent build of the clang-9 branch and ld version 2.31.1