[Buildroot] Kconfig warnings with GCC9

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Sat Jan 11 08:32:40 UTC 2020


>>>>> "Markus" == Markus Mayer <mmayer at broadcom.com> writes:

 > On Fri, 10 Jan 2020 at 12:56, Thomas Petazzoni
 > <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com> wrote:
 >> 
 >> Hello,
 >> 
 >> On Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:17:47 -0800
 >> Markus Mayer <mmayer at broadcom.com> wrote:
 >> 
 >> > Hi all,
 >> >
 >> > Using GCC9 (Ubuntu 19.10), I am getting some compiler warnings
 >> > (potential buffer overruns) in the Kconfig code. Is this a known
 >> > issue?
 >> 
 >> You can try to update the kconfig code in Buildroot with the kconfig
 >> code available from the latest kernel, and see if it fixes the
 >> warnings. We're currently using the kconfig code from 4.17-rc2 it seems.

 > I'll give it a shot.

Before doing that, try running make menuconfig with a recent Linux
kernel to check if those warnings are no longer triggered.

-- 
Bye, Peter Korsgaard


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