On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 04:19:22PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-02-12 at 09:26 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 10:13:44AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > > That actually sounds like we could just
> > >
> > > (a) make gcc 4.5 be the minimum required version
> > >
> > > (b) actually error out if we find a bad compiler
> > So the unofficial plan was to enforce asm-goto and -fentry support by
> > hard failure to build, which would get us at gcc-4.6 and then remove all
> > the fallback cruft needed for those features -- for x86. If we want to
> > do this tree wide, that's obviously OK with me too ;-)
> This would also kill clang support, right?
Yes, not sure why I should care about that though.