Build regressions/improvements in v3.7-rc5
geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue Nov 13 21:39:13 EST 2012
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 10:51 PM, Scott Wood <scottwood at freescale.com> wrote:
> On 11/12/2012 03:02:46 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven
>> <geert at linux-m68k.org> wrote:
>> > JFYI, when comparing v3.7-rc5 to v3.7-rc4, the summaries are:
>> > - build errors: +14/-4
>> 14 regressions:
>> + drivers/virt/fsl_hypervisor.c: error: 'MSR_GS' undeclared (first
>> use in this function): => 799:93
> These reports would be more useful if the actual .config were provided,
> rather than just saying "powerpc randconfig".
This can be obtained from the kissb build system.
 http://kisskb.ellerman.id.au/kisskb/head/5614/ (all 117 configs)
> I doubt this particular one is a regression; it looks like the dependencies
Yeah, regressions in randconfigs can be misleading.
Still, they're build failures.
> have always been too weak (patch sent) and you're just comparing different
> randomly-generated configs.
Thanks for your patch!
>> + error: relocation truncated to fit: R_PPC64_REL24 against symbol
>> `._mcount' defined in .text section in arch/powerpc/kernel/entry_64.o:
>> (.text+0x1ff9eb8) => (.text+0x1ffa274), (.text+0x1ff7840)
> It's been over 3 years since powerpc-allyesconfig built (it's just too big
> for the relocation model the kernel uses) -- how is this a regression?
It's a regression because it didn't complain about ".mcount" in the
But I'll start stripping them from the rc-incremental reports.
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