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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To: Nathan Chancellor <>
Cc: Sasha Levin <>,, Alistair Strachan <>,
	Sami Tolvanen <>,
	Nick Desaulniers <>
Subject: Re: LLD patches for x86_64
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:24:57 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190411035143.GA14196@archlinux-i9>

On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 08:51:43PM -0700, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> Hi Greg and Sasha,
> Please apply the following mbox files to their respective trees. They
> contain upstream patches that allow a tip of tree LLD to link an x86
> kernel image as well as a patch to avoid using $(LD) to check for
> the location of binutils, which won't always be accurate when linking
> with LLD. This was tested with both the upstream defconfig and Android's
> x86_64_cuttlefish_defconfig in their respective trees (building/linking
> with both Clang/LLD and GCC/ld.bfd then booting in QEMU).
> For 5.0, a simple cherry-pick of commit ad15006cc784 ("kbuild: clang:
> choose GCC_TOOLCHAIN_DIR not on LD") will do.
> Greg, the merge into kernel/common will result in two conflicts:
> * Makefile:
>     Make the diff match upstream commit
>         ad15006cc784 ("kbuild: clang: choose GCC_TOOLCHAIN_DIR not on LD")

Ugh, I just did every single android-common kernel merge today the wrong
way for this, so sorry about that.  You told me the right way to do it,
and I read it backwards, my fault :(

thanks for the merge information, maybe next time I will be smart enough
to actually follow it correctly...

greg k-h

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-11  3:51 Nathan Chancellor
2019-04-11 13:58 ` Sasha Levin
2019-04-11 14:21   ` Nathan Chancellor
2019-04-11 14:25   ` Nathan Chancellor
2019-04-11 14:39     ` Sasha Levin
2019-04-17 18:24 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2019-04-17 18:37   ` Nathan Chancellor

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