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From: Nathan Chancellor <>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: Sasha Levin <>,, Alistair Strachan <>,
	Sami Tolvanen <>,
	Nick Desaulniers <>
Subject: Re: LLD patches for x86_64
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:37:01 -0700
Message-ID: <20190417183701.GA2449@archlinux-i9> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 08:24:57PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> 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 :(

Ah, I see! I could have probably been more clear about how it was going
to conflict as well. At least it wasn't hard to undo, I had a shell one
liner to do most of the work :)

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

I'm glad it was useful, I'll make sure to continue to provide it in the

Thanks for the quick resolution, cheers!

> 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
2019-04-17 18:37   ` Nathan Chancellor [this message]

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