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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Makefile.extrawarn: re-enable -Wformat for clang
On Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 3:16 AM Nathan Chancellor <> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 01, 2022 at 10:40:29AM -0700, Justin Stitt wrote:
> > > OK, I think that will be good timing.
> > > Please ping me if I forget to pick it up.
> > >
> > Hey Masahiro, just pinging to see the state of this PR.
> >
> > I think we are on pace to re-enable this warning.
> >
> > I believe there exists only _two_ patches left still needing to go
> > through along with this patch:
> > 1)
> This is now in the block tree, so it should be squared away:
> Stephen is on vacation so -next hasn't updated for a few days but it
> sounds like Mark is going to provide some coverage:
> > 2)
> We need to chase this, as I haven't seen an "applied" email. We have two
> options:
> 1. Ask the maintainers to apply the change to their branch directly.
> 2. Ask them for an "Ack" so that we can apply that change along with
> this one.
> It is worth a ping asking which they prefer. The first option is
> simpler, as the change that introduced the warning is only in -next so
> it can just be applied to the same branch; the only concern is making
> sure that change makes -rc1. The second option gives us more flexibility
> with enabling the warning in the event that the change missed being
> added to the main pull request but it will require basing the change on
> a non-rc base, which most maintainers don't really like.
> It is ultimately up to Masahiro but my vision is:
> 1. Ping the patch, asking how to proceed.
> 2. If the maintainers can pick it up and it will make the merge window,
> let them apply it then apply this patch to the Kbuild tree for -next.
> 3. If they prefer the "Ack" route, wait until mainline contains the
> problematic patch then apply the warning fix patch and this patch to
> the Kbuild tree on top of the problematic merge.
> 4. Wait until all other patches are in mainline (I can watch mainline
> and build it continuously) then pull request the branch containing
> whatever changes we need.
> Masahiro, does that sound reasonable?
> Cheers,
> Nathan

Now applied to linux-kbuild.

If my pull request is rejected because of some warnings,
I may end up with dropping this, though.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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