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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] x86/hash: fix build failure with older binutils
>>> On 21.02.14 at 20:17, "H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:
> On 02/21/2014 06:16 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>> On 21.02.14 at 13:51, "H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:
>>> How old?
>> (SLE10)
> I would *love* to kill off binutils 2.16. It was a horribly buggy
> version, and it has been hard to deal with keeping things alive with it.
> How important is this?
> Since this is the first I've heard of this being broken, I am kind of
> encouraged that maybe we can move on?

2.17 doesn't have support for it either, yet has support for fxsaveq
(which you can see in the patch context we check for too). Apart
from that Documentation/Changes continues to state binutils 2.12
to be the minimum requirement...


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