Nov 13 – 15, 2018
America/Vancouver timezone

Building the kernel with clang

Nov 13, 2018, 2:00 PM
Pavillion/Ballroom-D (Sheraton Vancouver Wall Center)


Sheraton Vancouver Wall Center



Mark Brown


There is once more renewed interest in clang kernel builds, this has progressed to the point where some vendors (eg, some Android devices) are shipping builds in production, though not on x86. There's people looking at this from both the toolchain and kernel points of view on Arm and x86 and work on getting KernelCI able to provide good automated testing coverage.

Plumbers seems like a great time to have a BoF to sync up about how to approach things, getting toolchain enginers and kernel engineers from different companies together.

Key participants include Mark Brown, Arnd Bergmann, Todd Kijos,
Nick Desaulniers, Behan Webster and Adhemerval Zanella.

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