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SubjectRe: samples/seccomp/ broken when cross compiling s390, ppc allyesconfig
On Mon 12-02-18 21:54:39, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 7:25 PM, Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> wrote:
> > Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> writes:
> >> Hi,
> >> my build test machinery chokes on samples/seccomp when cross compiling
> >> s390 and ppc64 allyesconfig. This has been the case for quite some
> >> time already but I never found time to look at the problem and report
> >> it. It seems this is not new issue and similar thing happend for
> >> MIPS e9107f88c985 ("samples/seccomp/Makefile: do not build tests if
> >> cross-compiling for MIPS").
> >>
> >> The build logs are attached.
> >>
> >> What is the best way around this? Should we simply skip compilation on
> >> cross compile or is actually anybody relying on that? Or should I simply
> >> disable it for s390 and ppc?
> >
> > The whole thing seems very confused. It's not building for the target,
> > it's building for the host, ie. the Makefile sets hostprogs-m and
> > HOSTCFLAGS etc.
> >
> > So it can't possibly work with cross compiling as it's currently
> > written.
> >
> > Either the Makefile needs some serious work to properly support cross
> > compiling or it should just be disabled when cross compiling.
>
> Hrm, yeah, the goal was to entirely disable cross compiling, but I
> guess we didn't hit it with a hard enough hammer. :)

Hammer like this?

diff --git a/samples/seccomp/Makefile b/samples/seccomp/Makefile
index 0e349b80686e..ba942e3ead89 100644
--- a/samples/seccomp/Makefile
+++ b/samples/seccomp/Makefile
@@ -1,4 +1,5 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
+ifndef CROSS_COMPILE
hostprogs-$(CONFIG_SAMPLE_SECCOMP) := bpf-fancy dropper bpf-direct

HOSTCFLAGS_bpf-fancy.o += -I$(objtree)/usr/include
@@ -16,7 +17,6 @@ HOSTCFLAGS_bpf-direct.o += -idirafter $(objtree)/include
bpf-direct-objs := bpf-direct.o

# Try to match the kernel target.
-ifndef CROSS_COMPILE
ifndef CONFIG_64BIT

# s390 has -m31 flag to build 31 bit binaries
@@ -35,12 +35,4 @@ HOSTLOADLIBES_bpf-fancy += $(MFLAG)
HOSTLOADLIBES_dropper += $(MFLAG)
endif
always := $(hostprogs-m)
-else
-# MIPS system calls are defined based on the -mabi that is passed
-# to the toolchain which may or may not be a valid option
-# for the host toolchain. So disable tests if target architecture
-# is MIPS but the host isn't.
-ifndef CONFIG_MIPS
-always := $(hostprogs-m)
-endif
endif
--
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs
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