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Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:52:10 +0100
From: Sudip Mukherjee <>
To: Kees Cook <>
Cc: Michal Marek <>, Stephen Rothwell <>,
	Emese Revfy <>,
	Paul Gortmaker <>,
	Linux-Next <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gcc-plugins: disable under COMPILE_TEST

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 09:12:12AM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> Since adding the gcc plugin development headers is required for the
> gcc plugin support, we should ease into this new kernel build dependency
> more slowly. For now, disable the gcc plugins under COMPILE_TEST so that
> all*config builds will skip it.

But don't you think that people who are actually building the kernel
with allmodconfig or allyesconfig and/or with COMPILE_TEST enabled are
just doing that to build test the kernel. Atleast for me, when I am
testing i will always do allmodconfig but when I am building which is
to be deployed somewhere then I am building with a particular config.


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