On Thu, 2018-02-15 at 20:56 +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: > On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 12:33:12PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote: > > On IRC I learned that Moritz Muehlenhoff (jmm) started the work of > > bakcporting retpoline to gcc-4.9 for jessie. We need to do the same > > for gcc-4.6 (and maybe gcc-4.7) in wheezy. gcc-4.6 is used for the > > kernel build so that's the important target really. > > Or rather introduce gcc-4.9 as a new source package to wheezy LTS > which can then be used for the kernel build (once 3.2.x has > retpoline backported). > > For the architectures supported in LTS the compiler difference > between 4.6 and 4.9 should not matter. I hope so, but that's quite a large jump. Won't we also rebuild firefox-esr and xen with retpoline? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.
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