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SubjectRe: [PATCH v17 0/10] Add 32 bit VDSO time function support
On Sun, Feb 16, 2014 at 09:29:35AM +0100, Stefani Seibold wrote:
> Am Samstag, den 15.02.2014, 20:14 -0800 schrieb H. Peter Anvin:
> > On 02/15/2014 08:32 AM, Stefani Seibold wrote:
> > > This patch add the functions vdso_gettimeofday(), vdso_clock_gettime()
> > > and vdso_time() to the 32 bit VDSO.
> >
> > x86-64 allyesconfig:
> >
> > AS arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/int80.o
> > /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
> >
> >
> > My patience is wearing really thin. If I get another patchset that
> > doesn't compile in allyesconfig, allmodconfig, allnoconfig and defconfig
> > on both i386 and x86-64, I will put this patchset at the very bottom of
> > my priority list.
> >
> > I strongly suggest also installing sparse and compiling with C=1 and
> > fixing all *those* warnings.
> >
>
> All of the "__vdso__... was not declared" warnings was not introduced by
> me. But i can fix if you like.
>
> The "sorry, unimplemented: -mfentry isn’t supported for 32-bit in
> combination with -fpic" did not occur on my system. I think it is a
> compiler issues, i am using for x86_64 the gcc 4.3.4.
>
> I will add a
>
> KBUILD_CFLAGS_32 := $(filter-out -mfentry,$(KBUILD_CFLAGS_32))
>
> to the arch/x86/vdso/Makefile.
>
> Hope this solve your problem.
>
> Since i have only a 7 year old system with am intel quad "Core 2" 2.54
> GHz and a SATA II interface i am not able to run the suggested ktest
> tool. This would take days! A simple allyesconfig for a X86_64 takes
> about 2 hours.
>
> What i will do now is run again a allyesconfig for i386 and X86_64 and
> next a allnoconfig and defconfig. I see no reason to a allmodconfig
> since there is no module dependency in this patch set.
>
> I will not test the X86_X32 since i have no environment for this. Nor
> the CONFIG_CRYPTO_AES_NI_INTEL since my compiler does not support this.
>
> That is the best effort i currently can do in my spare time. If this is
> not enough i have no idea how to continue.

If you do that, and there are still problems, I have access to faster
machines that can do the other builds for testing and fixing up, just
let me know.

thanks,

greg k-h
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