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SubjectRe: mmotm 2019-04-19-14-53 uploaded (objtool)
On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 07:39:12PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 09:07:01AM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> > > diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h
> > > index 22ba683afdc2..c82abd6e4ca3 100644
> > > --- a/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h
> > > +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h
> > > @@ -427,10 +427,11 @@ do { \
> > > ({ \
> > > __label__ __pu_label; \
> > > int __pu_err = -EFAULT; \
> > > - __typeof__(*(ptr)) __pu_val; \
> > > - __pu_val = x; \
> > > + __typeof__(*(ptr)) __pu_val = (x); \
> > > + __typeof__(ptr) __pu_ptr = (ptr); \
> >
> > Hmm. I wonder if this forces the address calculation to be done
> > before STAC, which means that gcc can’t use mov ..., %gs:(fancy
> > stuff). It probably depends on how clever the optimizer is. Have you
> > looked at the generated code?
>
> I have not; will do before posting the real patch.

x86_64-defconfig using gcc-7.3:

$ ./compare.sh defconfig-build defconfig-build1 vmlinux
compat_fillonedir 228 227 -1,+0
copy_fpstate_to_sigframe 446 448 +2,+0
total 11374268 11374269 +1,+0


$ ./compare.sh defconfig-build defconfig-build1 vmlinux copy_fpstate_to_sigframe

...

0000 ffffffff81027448: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff81027448: 8b 15 92 75 a8 01 mov 0x1a87592(%rip),%edx
0000 ffffffff81027449: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102744a: R_X86_64_PC32 fpu_user_xstate_size-0x4
0000 ffffffff8102744a: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102744e: 48 01 da add %rbx,%rdx
0000 ffffffff8102744b: 8b 15 8f 75 a8 01 mov 0x1a8758f(%rip),%edx \ 0000 ffffffff81027451: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff8102744d: R_X86_64_PC32 fpu_user_xstate_size-0x4 \ 0000 ffffffff81027452: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff81027451: c7 04 13 45 58 50 46 movl $0x46505845,(%rbx,%rdx,1) \ 0000 ffffffff81027453: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff81027458: 31 d2 xor %edx,%edx \ 0000 ffffffff81027454: c7 02 45 58 50 46 movl $0x46505845,(%rdx)
0000 ffffffff8102745a: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102745a: 31 d2 xor %edx,%edx
0000 ffffffff8102745b: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102745c: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff8102745c: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102745d: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff8102745d: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102745e: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff8102745e: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff8102745f: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff8102745f: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff81027460: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff81027460: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff81027461: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff81027461: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff81027462: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff81027462: 90 nop \ 0000 ffffffff81027463: 90 nop
0000 ffffffff81027463: 31 c9 xor %ecx,%ecx \ 0000 ffffffff81027464: 90 nop

...

So yes, it changes some code, but meh.

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