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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] [v2] crypto: aes-generic - fix aes-generic regression on powerpc
On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 05:07:22PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> My last bugfix added -Os on the command line, which unfortunately caused
> a build regression on powerpc in some configurations.
>
> I've done some more analysis of the original problem and found slightly
> different workaround that avoids this regression and also results in
> better performance on gcc-7.0: -fcode-hoisting is an optimization step
> that got added in gcc-7 and that for all gcc-7 versions causes worse
> performance.
>
> This disables -fcode-hoisting on all compilers that understand the option.
> For gcc-7.1 and 7.2 I found the same performance as my previous patch
> (using -Os), in gcc-7.0 it was even better. On gcc-8 I could see no
> change in performance from this patch. In theory, code hoisting should
> not be able make things better for the AES cipher, so leaving it
> disabled for gcc-8 only serves to simplify the Makefile change.
>
> Reported-by: kbuild test robot <fengguang.wu@intel.com>
> Link: https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org/msg30418.html
> Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=83356
> Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=83651
> Fixes: 148b974deea9 ("crypto: aes-generic - build with -Os on gcc-7+")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

Patch applied. Thanks.
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