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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.37-rc3 (fixmap build error)
On 11/21/10 21:44, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 20:33:07 -0800 Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 6:16 PM, Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I thought that I saw a patch for this one, but I can't find it now.
>>>
>>> on i386:
>>> arch/x86/built-in.o: In function `fix_to_virt':
>>> /usr/builds/linux-2.6.37-rc3/arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h:207: undefined reference to `__this_fixmap_does_not_exist'
>>
>> Hmm. Does it help to mark __set_fixmap_offset() as "__always_inline"
>> rather than just "inline"?
>
> yup.

yep. Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>


>
> Subject: arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h: mark __set_fixmap_offset as __always_inline
> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>
> When compiling arch/x86/kernel/early_printk_mrst.c with i386 allmodconfig,
> gcc-4.1.0 generates an out-of-line copy of __set_fixmap_offset() which
> contains a reference to __this_fixmap_does_not_exist which the compiler cannot
> elide.
>
> Marking __set_fixmap_offset() as __always_inline prevents this.
>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
> Cc: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> ---
>
> arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff -puN arch/x86/kernel/early_printk_mrst.c~arch-x86-include-asm-fixmaph-mark-__set_fixmap_offset-as-__always_inline arch/x86/kernel/early_printk_mrst.c
> diff -puN arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h~arch-x86-include-asm-fixmaph-mark-__set_fixmap_offset-as-__always_inline arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h
> --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h~arch-x86-include-asm-fixmaph-mark-__set_fixmap_offset-as-__always_inline
> +++ a/arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h
> @@ -220,8 +220,8 @@ static inline unsigned long virt_to_fix(
> }
>
> /* Return an pointer with offset calculated */
> -static inline unsigned long __set_fixmap_offset(enum fixed_addresses idx,
> - phys_addr_t phys, pgprot_t flags)
> +static __always_inline unsigned long
> +__set_fixmap_offset(enum fixed_addresses idx, phys_addr_t phys, pgprot_t flags)
> {
> __set_fixmap(idx, phys, flags);
> return fix_to_virt(idx) + (phys & (PAGE_SIZE - 1));
> _
>


--
~Randy
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