[PATCH] Raise the minimum GCC version to 5.2

Ben Dooks ben.dooks at codethink.co.uk
Tue May 4 17:56:59 AEST 2021

On 02/05/2021 03:41, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2021-05-01 at 17:52 +0200, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
>> On Sat, May 1, 2021 at 5:17 PM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy at kernel.org> wrote:
>>> More cleanups will be possible as follow-up patches, but this one must
>>> be agreed and applied to the mainline first.
>> +1 This will allow me to remove the __has_attribute hack in
>> include/linux/compiler_attributes.h.
> Why not raise the minimum gcc compiler version even higher?
> https://gcc.gnu.org/releases.html

Some of us are a bit stuck as either customer refuses to upgrade
their build infrastructure or has paid for some old but safety
blessed version of gcc. These often lag years behind the recent
gcc releases :(

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