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Subject[PATCH 4.4 01/75] kbuild: add -fcf-protection=none when using retpoline flags
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From: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com>

[ Upstream commit 29be86d7f9cb18df4123f309ac7857570513e8bc ]

The gcc -fcf-protection=branch option is not compatible with
-mindirect-branch=thunk-extern. The latter is used when
CONFIG_RETPOLINE is selected, and this will fail to build with
a gcc which has -fcf-protection=branch enabled by default. Adding
-fcf-protection=none when building with retpoline enabled
prevents such build failures.

Signed-off-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com>
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
---
Makefile | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 6b09890b170cd..43d0a98a9fe60 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -823,6 +823,12 @@ KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-option,-Werror=strict-prototypes)
# Prohibit date/time macros, which would make the build non-deterministic
KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-option,-Werror=date-time)

+# ensure -fcf-protection is disabled when using retpoline as it is
+# incompatible with -mindirect-branch=thunk-extern
+ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
+KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-option,-fcf-protection=none)
+endif
+
# use the deterministic mode of AR if available
KBUILD_ARFLAGS := $(call ar-option,D)

--
2.20.1


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