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SubjectRe: [PATCH v16 0/10] Add 32 bit VDSO time function support
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The generated/ prefix is wrong because when using O= to build we add $(srcdir)/arch/x86/include and $(objdir)/arch/x86/include/generated to the include path, not $(objdir)/arch/x86/include.

On February 15, 2014 6:33:21 AM PST, Stefani Seibold <stefani@seibold.net> wrote:
>
>Am Freitag, den 14.02.2014, 14:32 -0800 schrieb H. Peter Anvin:
>> I still get build errors.
>>
>
>Oops, i did it again...
>
>> i386 allyesconfig, i386 allmodconfig as well as a more basic i386
>> configuration:
>>
>> arch/x86/vdso/vdso32-int80.so.dbg: undefined symbols found
>> make[4]: *** [arch/x86/vdso/vdso32-int80.so.dbg] Error 1
>>
>
>The problem is the call of vget_cycles() in function vread_tsc().
>
>vget_cycles() will access cpu_has_tsc which is a macro which access
>boot_cpu_data, which is not available in a VDSO.
>
>But i think it is save to replace the call by __native_read_tsc() and
>skip the test of cpu_has_tsc, because vread_tsc() will be only invoked
>when gtod->vclock_mode == VCLOCK_TSC. Since the kernel will set this
>when the TSC is the current clock, the CPU must have a TSC.
>
>There was also a issue with arch/x86/tools/relocs.c, the __vvar_page
>must be outside the #if ELF_BITS == 64
>
>So i tested it now with
>
>make distclean
>make ARCH=i386 allyesconfig
>
>And it compiles a kernel without an error.
>
>> x86-64 allyesconfig and x86-64 allmodconfig:
>>
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:128:4:
>warning:
>> symbol 'hpet_page' was not declared
>> . Should it be static?
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:134:33:
>> warning: incorrect type in argument 1 (diff
>> erent address spaces)
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:134:33:
>> expected void const volatile [noderef] <
>> asn:2>*addr
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:134:33:
>> got unsigned char [toplevel] *
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:294:13:
>> warning: symbol '__vdso_clock_gettime' was
>> not declared. Should it be static?
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:322:13:
>> warning: symbol '__vdso_gettimeofday' was n
>> ot declared. Should it be static?
>>
>/home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/../vclock_gettime.c:343:16:
>> warning: symbol '__vdso_time' was not decla
>> red. Should it be static?
>> CC arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/vclock_gettime.o
>> /home/hpa/kernel/distwork/arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/vclock_gettime.c:1:0:
>> sorry, unimplemented: -mfentry isn’t supported fo
>> r 32-bit in combination with -fpic
>> #define BUILD_VDSO32
>> ^
>> make[4]: *** [arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/vclock_gettime.o] Error 1
>> make[3]: *** [arch/x86/vdso] Error 2
>> make[3]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
>>
>> This is after I removed the incorrect "generated/" filename prefix in
>> patch 9.
>>
>
>make distclean
>make allyesconfig
>
>Compiles without an error.
>
>Why is the
>
>#include <generated/asm/unistd_32_ia32.h>
>
>incorrect?
>
>The bit kernel syscall function numbers are needed in case build a 32
>bit VDSO for a 64 bit kernel.
>
>A quick "find . -name \*.c | xargs grep 'generated/'" in the kernel
>sources showed up 38 includes of a generated header.
>
>If it is incorrect to include a generated header why therefore are
>generated? Only to waste disc space?
>
>- Stefani

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