[lkml]   [2016]   [Sep]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Question on smp_mb__before_spinlock
Hi Peter,

[auto build test ERROR on linus/master]
[also build test ERROR on v4.8-rc5 next-20160825]
[if your patch is applied to the wrong git tree, please drop us a note to help improve the system]
[Suggest to use git(>=2.9.0) format-patch --base=<commit> (or --base=auto for convenience) to record what (public, well-known) commit your patch series was built on]
[Check for more information]

config: x86_64-randconfig-x013-201636 (attached as .config)
compiler: gcc-6 (Debian 6.1.1-9) 6.1.1 20160705
# save the attached .config to linux build tree
make ARCH=x86_64

All errors (new ones prefixed by >>):

In file included from include/linux/sched.h:27:0,
from include/linux/kasan.h:4,
from include/linux/slab.h:118,
from include/linux/crypto.h:24,
from arch/x86/kernel/asm-offsets.c:8:
include/linux/mm_types.h: In function 'set_tlb_flush_pending':
>> include/linux/mm_types.h:557:2: error: implicit declaration of function 'smp_mb__before_spinlock' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]
cc1: some warnings being treated as errors
make[2]: *** [arch/x86/kernel/asm-offsets.s] Error 1
make[2]: Target '__build' not remade because of errors.
make[1]: *** [prepare0] Error 2
make[1]: Target 'prepare' not remade because of errors.
make: *** [sub-make] Error 2

vim +/smp_mb__before_spinlock +557 include/linux/mm_types.h

20841405 Rik van Riel 2013-12-18 551 mm->tlb_flush_pending = true;
af2c1401 Mel Gorman 2013-12-18 552
af2c1401 Mel Gorman 2013-12-18 553 /*
af2c1401 Mel Gorman 2013-12-18 554 * Guarantee that the tlb_flush_pending store does not leak into the
af2c1401 Mel Gorman 2013-12-18 555 * critical section updating the page tables
af2c1401 Mel Gorman 2013-12-18 556 */
af2c1401 Mel Gorman 2013-12-18 @557 smp_mb__before_spinlock();
20841405 Rik van Riel 2013-12-18 558 }
20841405 Rik van Riel 2013-12-18 559 /* Clearing is done after a TLB flush, which also provides a barrier. */
20841405 Rik van Riel 2013-12-18 560 static inline void clear_tlb_flush_pending(struct mm_struct *mm)

:::::: The code at line 557 was first introduced by commit
:::::: af2c1401e6f9177483be4fad876d0073669df9df mm: numa: guarantee that tlb_flush_pending updates are visible before page table updates

:::::: TO: Mel Gorman <>
:::::: CC: Linus Torvalds <>

0-DAY kernel test infrastructure Open Source Technology Center Intel Corporation
[unhandled content-type:application/octet-stream]
 \ /
  Last update: 2016-09-17 09:58    [W:0.095 / U:1.088 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site