CLANG/GCC/GLIBC Toolchain Microconference Accepted into 2018 Linux Plumbers Conference

The interaction between toolschain components such as GCC, GLIBC, and CLANG/LLVM with the Linux kernel and with underlying hardware has evolved rapidly. The corresponding communities continue to push on the limits of what is possible, due to new silicon as well as the performance and security changes of the past year.

Specific topics include support for control-flow enforcement technologies (CET), loop-nest optimization flag changes, optimized x86_64 math functions, unified API for new ports, emulation fallback for system calls, handling deprecated kernel support (such as PowerPC HTM support), building the Linux kernel with CLANG, and ARMv8.5 features.

If you would like to contribute to this discussion, please feel free to contact Victor Rodriguez (, H.J. Lu (, Adhemerval Zanella (, David Edelsohn (, or Siddhesh Poyarekar (

We hope to see you there!

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