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SubjectRe: linux-next: Tree for Apr 19 (zcache)
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 11:36:26PM -0500, Seth Jennings wrote:
> On 04/19/2012 05:36 PM, Dan Magenheimer wrote:
> >> From: Randy Dunlap [mailto:rdunlap@xenotime.net]
> >> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2012 4:30 PM
> >> To: Stephen Rothwell
> >> Cc: linux-next@vger.kernel.org; LKML; Dan Magenheimer
> >> Subject: Re: linux-next: Tree for Apr 19 (zcache)
> >>
> >> On 04/18/2012 11:46 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> Changes since 20120418:
> >>
> >>
> >> on x86_64:
> >>
> >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `zv_free':
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e1c9): undefined reference to `zs_map_object'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e238): undefined reference to `zs_unmap_object'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e29a): undefined reference to `zs_free'
> >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `zv_create':
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e6b3): undefined reference to `zs_malloc'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e6f0): undefined reference to `zs_map_object'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e72c): undefined reference to `zs_unmap_object'
> >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `zcache_comp_init':
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e831): undefined reference to `crypto_has_alg'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e8a5): undefined reference to `crypto_has_alg'
> >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `zcache_cpu_notifier':
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e94f): undefined reference to `crypto_alloc_base'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5e9f2): undefined reference to `crypto_destroy_tfm'
> >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `zv_decompress':
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5ee40): undefined reference to `zs_map_object'
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5ef06): undefined reference to `zs_unmap_object'
> >> drivers/built-in.o: In function `zcache_pampd_create':
> >> zcache-main.c:(.text+0x5f614): undefined reference to `zs_get_total_size_bytes'
> >> make[1]: *** [.tmp_vmlinux1] Error 1
>
> The problem is that zsmalloc is being built as a module and zcache is
> builtin. It seems that because CRYPTO=m, kbuild is forcing zsmalloc
> to be built, just not forcing it to be builtin.
>
> The zcache Kconfig has:
> bool "Dynamic compression of swap pages and clean pagecache pages"
> depends on (CLEANCACHE || FRONTSWAP) && CRYPTO && X86
> select ZSMALLOC
> select CRYPTO_LZO
>
> Seems to be a nuance of kbuild I didn't know before. If a
> "selected by" (sub)condition is met, if any of the conditionals are
> built as modules, then the entry can be built as a module.
>
> For example, if zsmalloc is selected by:
> ...(CLEANCACHE [=y] || FRONTSWAP [=n]) && CRYPTO [=m] && X86 [=y]
> then it can be built as a module or builtin.
>
> If zsmalloc is selected by:
> ...(CLEANCACHE [=y] || FRONTSWAP [=n]) && CRYPTO [=y] && X86 [=y]
> then it must be builtin.
>
> One fix is this:
>
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/zcache/Kconfig b/drivers/staging/zcache/Kconfig
> index 3ed2c8f..7048e01 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/zcache/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/staging/zcache/Kconfig
> @@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ config ZCACHE
> bool "Dynamic compression of swap pages and clean pagecache pages"
> # X86 dependency is because zsmalloc uses non-portable pte/tlb
> # functions
> - depends on (CLEANCACHE || FRONTSWAP) && CRYPTO && X86
> + depends on (CLEANCACHE || FRONTSWAP) && CRYPTO=y && X86
> select ZSMALLOC
> select CRYPTO_LZO
> default n
>
> I think this is the best way since ZCACHE is a bool and CRYPTO is the only
> one of the dependencies that is a tristate. This forces both ZSMALLOC and
> CRYPTO_LZO to be builtin if ZCACHE is selected.
>
> Any other suggestions?

Could you do:

default y if (CRYPTO=y || ZSMALLOC=m)
default m if (CRYPTO=m || ZSMALLOC=y)
?
>
> Thanks,
> Seth
>
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