Date: Fri, 20 May 2016 16:22:03 +1000 From: Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com> To: pageexec@...email.hu, Emese Revfy <re.emese@...il.com>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au> Cc: linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org, spender@...ecurity.net, mmarek@...e.com, keescook@...omium.org, linux@...musvillemoes.dk, fengguang.wu@...el.com, dvyukov@...gle.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, david.brown@...aro.org, yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com, linuxppc-dev <linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org>, Daniel Axtens <dja@...ens.net> 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 https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=61176) 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 andrew.donnellan@....ibm.com IBM Australia Limited
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