Build regressions/improvements in v4.2-rc8

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Mon Aug 24 18:36:04 AEST 2015

On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 10:34 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven
<geert at> wrote:
> JFYI, when comparing v4.2-rc8[1] to v4.2-rc7[3], the summaries are:
>   - build errors: +4/-7

4 regressions:
  + /home/kisskb/slave/src/include/linux/kvm_host.h: error: array
subscript is above array bounds [-Werror=array-bounds]:  => 430:19
    (arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_64_mmu.c: In function 'kvmppc_mmu

powerpc-randconfig (seen before in a v3.15-rc1 build?)

  + error: initramfs.c: undefined reference to `__stack_chk_guard':
=> .init.text+0x1cb0)
    (init/built-in.o: In function `parse_header':)


  + error: pci.c: undefined reference to `pci_ioremap_io':  => .init.text+0x3c4)
    (arch/arm/mach-versatile/built-in.o: In function `pci_versatile_setup')


> [1] (253 out of 254 configs)
> [3] (253 out of 254 configs)



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