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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] kbuild: define KBUILD_MODNAME even if multiple modules share objects
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Masahiro-san

On 03/08/2018 06:21 PM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> 2018-03-08 19:11 GMT+09:00 Cao jin <caoj.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com>:
>>
>>
>> On 03/08/2018 09:05 AM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
>>> Currently, KBUILD_MODNAME is defined only when $(modname) contains
>>> just one word. If an object is shared among multiple modules,
>>> undefined KBUILD_MODNAME could cause a build error. For example,
>>> if CONFIG_DYNAMIC_DEBUG is enabled, any call of printk() populates
>>> .modname, then fails to build due to undefined KBUILD_MODNAME.
>>>
>>> Take the following code as an example:
>>>
>>> obj-m += foo.o
>>> obj-m += bar.o
>>> foo-objs := foo-bar-common.o foo-main.o
>>> bar-objs := foo-bar-common.o bar-main.o
>>>
>>> In this case, there is room for argument what to define for
>>> KBUILD_MODNAME when foo-bar-common.o is being compiled.
>>> "foo", "bar", or what else?
>>>
>>> One idea is to define colon-separated modules that share the object,
>>> in this case, "bar:foo" (modules are sorted alphabetically by
>>> $(sort ...).
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> scripts/Makefile.lib | 9 +++++----
>>> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/scripts/Makefile.lib b/scripts/Makefile.lib
>>> index a7e315f..a1fbd6a 100644
>>> --- a/scripts/Makefile.lib
>>> +++ b/scripts/Makefile.lib
>>> @@ -92,8 +92,7 @@ subdir-ym := $(addprefix $(obj)/,$(subdir-ym))
>>> # differ in different configs.
>>> name-fix = $(squote)$(quote)$(subst $(comma),_,$(subst -,_,$1))$(quote)$(squote)
>>> basename_flags = -DKBUILD_BASENAME=$(call name-fix,$(basetarget))
>>> -modname_flags = $(if $(filter 1,$(words $(modname))),\
>>> - -DKBUILD_MODNAME=$(call name-fix,$(modname)))
>>> +modname_flags = -DKBUILD_MODNAME=$(call name-fix,$(modname))
>>>
>>
>> I guess there is comment also need to be modified above this code hunk:
>>
>> Note: Files that end up in two or more modules are compiled without the
>> KBUILD_MODNAME definition. The reason is that any made-up name
>> would differ in different configs.
>
>
> Why do I have to add lying comments here?
>
> The commit subject/log claims KBUILD_MODNAME should be _always_ defined.
>

I feel you misunderstand my intention, the comment I mentioned is
already there, so they should be modified according to your patch.

--
Sincerely,
Cao jin


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