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Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 01:07:49 +0100
From: Emese Revfy <>
To: Masahiro Yamada <>
Cc: Linux Kbuild mailing list <>,,,, Michal Marek <>, Kees
 Cook <>,,,, Linux Kernel Mailing List
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/5] GCC plugin infrastructure

On Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:25:19 +0900
Masahiro Yamada <> wrote:

> You sprinkle "gcc-plugins" target in the top Makefile, which I do not like.
> Can you descend into scripts/gcc-plugins from scripts/Makefile?
>  subdir-$(CONFIG_MODVERSIONS) += genksyms
>  subdir-y                     += mod
>  subdir-$(CONFIG_SECURITY_SELINUX) += selinux
>  subdir-$(CONFIG_DTC)         += dtc
>  subdir-$(CONFIG_GDB_SCRIPTS) += gdb
> +subdir-$(CONFIG_GCC_PLUGINS) += gcc-plugins
> This is how other host tools do, I think.


I tried to remove the gcc-plugins target but sadly in this case the plugins aren't complied.
I don't know if I understand how it should work. I pushed a commit:
Could you please help me with what I did wrong?


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