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From: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Kyungsik Lee <kyungsik.lee@lge.com>,
	Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org,
	celinux-dev@lists.celinuxforum.org,
	"linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>,
	hyojun.im@lge.com, chan.jeong@lge.com,
	raphael.andy.lee@gmail.com, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk>,
	Yann Collet <yann.collet.73@gmail.com>,
	Chanho Min <chanho.min@lge.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -next 2/2] kbuild: fix for updated LZ4 tool with the new streaming format
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:34:38 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAGVrzcZq-NQU=1UY7FpXPXZPFjJV7CQMsNQJbdY=bLTFVqGQHA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20130712121354.GG24008@pd.tnic>

Hello,

2013/7/12 Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>:
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 04:18:10AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> Well y'know, if whining fixed bugs then there would be no problem here
>> at all.
>
> I know. I decided to whine this time and not try to fix it because
> attempting to fix every fallout I'm seeing in the tree with randconfigs
> is a full-time job and the *actual* job doesn't see any progress.
>
> And in all fairness, if someone were reporting an issue against my code,
> I'll try to do my very best to fix it as quickly aas possible, instead
> of ignoring it.
>
> So actually, the right thing to do in such cases is back out half-cooked
> stuff from the tree until it gets fixed. That'll give the authors the
> right incentive. But this is just me.
>
>> This problem came up briefly and I thought it had been adequately
>> addressed. Now a month or two later we find out who are the people who
>> can't be bothered testing -next, but think it terribly important that
>> others do so.
>
> Yeah, if everyone would put their money where their mouth is...

Shall we provide a shell script wrapper for all of these compressor
commands which would test for the utility presence and issue a BIG FAT
WARNING if not, but still create the file not to make the kernel build
fail? I guess we could probably do this in the Makefile directly as
well.
--
Florian

WARNING: multiple messages have this Message-ID
From: florian@openwrt.org (Florian Fainelli)
To: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: [PATCH -next 2/2] kbuild: fix for updated LZ4 tool with the new streaming format
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:34:38 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAGVrzcZq-NQU=1UY7FpXPXZPFjJV7CQMsNQJbdY=bLTFVqGQHA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20130712121354.GG24008@pd.tnic>

Hello,

2013/7/12 Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>:
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 04:18:10AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> Well y'know, if whining fixed bugs then there would be no problem here
>> at all.
>
> I know. I decided to whine this time and not try to fix it because
> attempting to fix every fallout I'm seeing in the tree with randconfigs
> is a full-time job and the *actual* job doesn't see any progress.
>
> And in all fairness, if someone were reporting an issue against my code,
> I'll try to do my very best to fix it as quickly aas possible, instead
> of ignoring it.
>
> So actually, the right thing to do in such cases is back out half-cooked
> stuff from the tree until it gets fixed. That'll give the authors the
> right incentive. But this is just me.
>
>> This problem came up briefly and I thought it had been adequately
>> addressed. Now a month or two later we find out who are the people who
>> can't be bothered testing -next, but think it terribly important that
>> others do so.
>
> Yeah, if everyone would put their money where their mouth is...

Shall we provide a shell script wrapper for all of these compressor
commands which would test for the utility presence and issue a BIG FAT
WARNING if not, but still create the file not to make the kernel build
fail? I guess we could probably do this in the Makefile directly as
well.
--
Florian

  reply	other threads:[~2013-07-12 12:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 110+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-05-06  8:42 [PATCH -next 1/2] arm: Remove enforced Os flag for LZ4 decompressor Kyungsik Lee
2013-05-06  8:42 ` Kyungsik Lee
2013-05-06  8:42 ` [PATCH -next 2/2] kbuild: fix for updated LZ4 tool with the new streaming format Kyungsik Lee
2013-05-06  8:42   ` Kyungsik Lee
2013-05-06  9:51   ` Borislav Petkov
2013-05-06  9:51     ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10  8:12     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-10  8:12       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-10  8:12       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-10  9:36       ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10  9:36         ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10  9:36         ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10 18:28         ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-10 18:28           ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-10 18:28           ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-10 18:28           ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-10 20:01           ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10 20:01             ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10 20:01             ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-10 20:01             ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-11  4:34           ` Kyungsik Lee
2013-07-11  4:34             ` Kyungsik Lee
2013-07-11  4:34             ` Kyungsik Lee
2013-07-11  4:34             ` Kyungsik Lee
2013-07-11  9:46             ` [PATCH] .gitignore: ignore *.lz4 files Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-11  9:46               ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-11  9:46               ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-11  9:46               ` Markus Trippelsdorf
2013-07-12  7:56   ` [PATCH -next 2/2] kbuild: fix for updated LZ4 tool with the new streaming format Ingo Molnar
2013-07-12  7:56     ` Ingo Molnar
2013-07-12  8:01     ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12  8:01       ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 10:13       ` Ingo Molnar
2013-07-12 10:13         ` Ingo Molnar
2013-07-12 10:23         ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 10:23           ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 11:18           ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-12 11:18             ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-12 12:06             ` Ingo Molnar
2013-07-12 12:06               ` Ingo Molnar
2013-07-12 12:13             ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 12:13               ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 12:34               ` Florian Fainelli [this message]
2013-07-12 12:34                 ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-12 12:34                 ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-12 12:46                 ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 12:46                   ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-12 12:46                   ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-15 22:03     ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-15 22:03       ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-15 22:08       ` H. Peter Anvin
2013-07-15 22:08         ` H. Peter Anvin
2013-07-16  7:47         ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-16  7:47           ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-16  7:56           ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-16  7:56             ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-16  8:08             ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  8:08               ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  8:27               ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-16  8:27                 ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-16  9:05                 ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:05                   ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:12                   ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:12                     ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:22                     ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:22                       ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:32                       ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:32                         ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:38                         ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:38                           ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:45                           ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:45                             ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:59                             ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16  9:59                               ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-16 10:04                               ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-16 10:04                                 ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-16 10:04                                 ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-16 18:04               ` Sam Ravnborg
2013-07-16 18:04                 ` Sam Ravnborg
2013-07-17 21:16                 ` Sam Ravnborg
2013-07-17 21:16                   ` Sam Ravnborg
2013-07-17 21:44                   ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-17 21:44                     ` Borislav Petkov
2013-07-17 22:30                   ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-17 22:30                     ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-17 23:22                     ` H. Peter Anvin
2013-07-17 23:22                       ` H. Peter Anvin
2013-07-18  8:02                       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-18  8:02                         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-18  8:02                         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-18  7:22                     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-18  7:22                       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-18  7:22                       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2013-07-18  7:34                       ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-18  7:34                         ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-18  7:34                         ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-18  7:47                         ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-18  7:47                           ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-18  7:47                           ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-18  7:52                           ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-18  7:52                             ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-18  7:52                             ` Andrew Morton
2013-07-18 20:47                     ` Sam Ravnborg
2013-07-18 20:47                       ` Sam Ravnborg
2013-07-16  9:13             ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-16  9:13               ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-16  9:13               ` Florian Fainelli
2013-07-16  9:25               ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:25                 ` Yann E. MORIN
2013-07-16  9:25                 ` Yann E. MORIN

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