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Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 11:47:21 -0800
From: Kees Cook <>
To: Sami Tolvanen <>
Cc: Nick Desaulniers <>,
	Masahiro Yamada <>,
	Steven Rostedt <>, Will Deacon <>,
	Josh Poimboeuf <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	clang-built-linux <>,
	Kernel Hardening <>,
	linux-arch <>,
	Linux ARM <>,
	Linux Kbuild mailing list <>,
	LKML <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 02/17] kbuild: add support for Clang LTO

On Fri, Nov 20, 2020 at 08:23:11AM -0800, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> Changing the ThinLTO config to a choice and moving it after the main
> LTO config sounds like a good idea to me. I'll see if I can change
> this in v8. Thanks!

Originally, I thought this might be a bit ugly once GCC LTO is added,
but this could be just a choice like we're done for the stack
initialization. Something like an "LTO" choice of NONE, CLANG_FULL,
CLANG_THIN, and in the future GCC, etc.

Kees Cook

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