[PATCH 0/4] LLVMLinux: Patches to enable the kernel to be compiled with clang/LLVM

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Thu Jul 31 08:39:55 PDT 2014

On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 3:33 AM, Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 12:57:25AM +0100, behanw at converseincode.com wrote:
>> From: Behan Webster <behanw at converseincode.com>
>> This patch set moves from using locally defined named registers to access the
>> stack pointer to using a globally defined named register. This allows the code
>> to work both with gcc and clang.
>> The LLVMLinux project aims to fully build the Linux kernel using both gcc and
>> clang (the C front end for the LLVM compiler infrastructure project).
>> Behan Webster (4):
>>   arm64: LLVMLinux: Add current_stack_pointer() for arm64
>>   arm64: LLVMLinux: Use current_stack_pointer in save_stack_trace_tsk
>>   arm64: LLVMLinux: Calculate current_thread_info from
>>     current_stack_pointer
>>   arm64: LLVMLinux: Use current_stack_pointer in kernel/traps.c
> Once Andreas's comments have been addressed:
>   Acked-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
> Please can you send a new series after the merge window?

Given that the ARM64 KVM guys are still actively breaking -next, and
this is considerably smaller and lower risk than that, I think you can
take it for 3.17?


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