[RFC PR] RISC-V changes for 4.17

Palmer Dabbelt palmer at sifive.com
Tue Apr 3 17:27:26 PDT 2018

On Tue, 03 Apr 2018 15:06:55 PDT (-0700), aurelien at aurel32.net wrote:
> 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:
> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-riscv/2018-March/000292.html
> It fixes building the kernel with compilers defaulting to PIE and is a
> no-op for compilers not defaulting to PIE.

Oh, sorry, it seems like I've missed that somehow.  It wasn't in my mail box, 
but I just picked it up from


It looks OK to me, so I'll include it in the next patch set.  FWIW, this sort 
of thing doesn't need to wait for the merge window as it's a small fix.


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