Kernel-5.16 is out.
Easy build, as usual. Total build time: 2:15 (2 minutes, 15 seconds)
Using "make oldconfig" there is a new build option that I don't fully understand:
Enforce strict size checking for sigaltstack
This relates to the FPU and register saves during signal entry. The default setting
is "NO" but on AVX-512 machines (e.g. Xeon) could it be better to enable this option?
It also seems that if enabled then other programs (glibc and others) would have
to be rebuilt:
More challenges from the Linux universe. One has to love it.
Scratch your technical itch: