[RFC PR] RISC-V changes for 4.17

Aurelien Jarno aurelien at aurel32.net
Tue Apr 3 15:06:55 PDT 2018

Hi Palmer,

On 2018-04-02 20:58, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:
> Here's the PR I'm planning on submitting to Linus for the first half of the
> 4.17 merge window.  Unless anyone knows of any problems I'll submit the PR on
> Wednesday morning.  I haven't given this a much testing as I probably should
> have, so please go give things a shot!
> I don't want to take any new code for Wednesday, but I'm planning on taking the
> perf stuff for next week if some small issues iron themselves out.

Do you think it's possible to also include this simple change:


It fixes building the kernel with compilers defaulting to PIE and is a
no-op for compilers not defaulting to PIE.


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