On 06 Mar 2016, at 00:30, Dimitry Andric <d...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 05 Mar 2016, at 22:32, Dimitry Andric <d...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>> I imported the (tentative) 3.8.0 release of clang, llvm, lldb and
>> compiler-rt into head, in r296417.  The upstream release is going to be
>> very soon now, but I do not expect any changes anymore.
>> This was tested with make universe, and a few exp-runs, but there is
>> always a chance that you might run into something unexpected, either
>> with the base system or ports.  In such cases, please file bugs, and
>> make sure you note somewhere in the description that it is related to
>> this import.
> Please hold off upgrading for now, if you are on amd64, and loading the
> aesni.ko module.  It appears that loading this module can cause the
> kernel ELF linker to panic, but it is not yet clear why.  This is being
> tracked in PR207729 [1].

It should be safe again after r296419.  Thanks to Kostik Belousov for
the quick fix.  (Clang 3.8.0 generates a different type for unwind
sections on amd64, and this was unexpected in the kernel linker.)


[1] https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/296419

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