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Date: Fri, 20 May 2016 16:22:03 +1000
From: Andrew Donnellan <>
To:, Emese Revfy <>,,
        Michael Ellerman <>
        linuxppc-dev <>,
        Daniel Axtens <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v8 2/4] GCC plugin infrastructure

On 19/05/16 18:24, PaX Team wrote:
> the earlier plugin capable gcc versions used to install gcc headers in a somewhat
> ad-hoc manner resulting in compile time breakage for plugins and since some of
> those potentially missing headers are target specific, each target arch should
> be verified before enabling plugin support on them. things have much improved with
> gcc 5 (see though there's still
> an occasional missing header but with wider use of plugins they will hopefully be
> discovered earlier now. perhaps linux-arch should be cc'ed on the plugin infrastructure
> so that arch maintainers are aware of this?

Upon further testing it does seem we've got header issues as well as 
hitting a segfault on 4.7.0. Looking into it further...

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra  IBM Australia Limited

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