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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/11] ftrace: handle generic arch calls
On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 01:41:41PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>
> [
> Resending patch.
>
> Sam, can you Ack this?
>
> -- Steve
> ]
>
> From: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
> Subject: ftrace: handle generic arch calls
>
> The recordmcount script requires that the actual arch is passed in.
> This works well when ARCH=i386 or ARCH=x86_64 but does not handle the
> case of ARCH=x86.
>
> This patch adds a parameter to the function to pass in the number of
> bits of the architecture. So that it can determine if x86 should be
> run for x86_64 or i386 archs.
>
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
> ---
> scripts/Makefile.build | 10 ++++++++--
> scripts/recordmcount.pl | 11 ++++++++++-
> 2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> Index: linux-compile.git/scripts/Makefile.build
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-compile.git.orig/scripts/Makefile.build 2008-10-22 15:09:04.000000000 -0400
> +++ linux-compile.git/scripts/Makefile.build 2008-10-22 15:09:07.000000000 -0400
> @@ -198,10 +198,16 @@ cmd_modversions = \
> fi;
> endif
>
> +ifdef CONFIG_64BIT
> +arch_bits = 64
> +else
> +arch_bits = 32
> +endif
> +
> ifdef CONFIG_FTRACE_MCOUNT_RECORD
> cmd_record_mcount = perl $(srctree)/scripts/recordmcount.pl \
> - "$(ARCH)" "$(OBJDUMP)" "$(OBJCOPY)" "$(CC)" "$(LD)" "$(NM)" "$(RM)" \
> - "$(MV)" "$(@)";
> + "$(ARCH)" "$(arch_bits)" "$(OBJDUMP)" "$(OBJCOPY)" "$(CC)" "$(LD)" \
> + "$(NM)" "$(RM)" "$(MV)" "$(@)";
> endif

A simple $(if $(CONFIG_64BIT),64,32) in the command would be more dense.

>
> define rule_cc_o_c
> Index: linux-compile.git/scripts/recordmcount.pl
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-compile.git.orig/scripts/recordmcount.pl 2008-10-22 15:09:04.000000000 -0400
> +++ linux-compile.git/scripts/recordmcount.pl 2008-10-22 15:09:45.000000000 -0400
> @@ -106,7 +106,8 @@ if ($#ARGV < 6) {
> exit(1);
> }
>
> -my ($arch, $objdump, $objcopy, $cc, $ld, $nm, $rm, $mv, $inputfile) = @ARGV;
> +my ($arch, $bits, $objdump, $objcopy, $cc,
> + $ld, $nm, $rm, $mv, $inputfile) = @ARGV;
>
> $objdump = "objdump" if ((length $objdump) == 0);
> $objcopy = "objcopy" if ((length $objcopy) == 0);
> @@ -129,6 +130,14 @@ my $function_regex; # Find the name of a
> # (return offset and func name)
> my $mcount_regex; # Find the call site to mcount (return offset)
>
> +if ($arch eq "x86") {
> + if ($bits == 64) {
> + $arch = "x86_64";
> + } else {
> + $arch = "i386";
> + }
> +}
> +
> if ($arch eq "x86_64") {
> $section_regex = "Disassembly of section";
> $function_regex = "^([0-9a-fA-F]+)\\s+<(.*?)>:";
>

This looks strange to my eyes.
Why not do the more obvious:
if ($arch eq "x86" && $bits == 64) {
The change above is like trying to stick to the old i386/x86_64
notation.

Sam



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