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Subject[PATCH v3] kbuild: check uniqueness of module names
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In the recent build test of linux-next, Stephen saw a build error
caused by a broken .tmp_versions/*.mod file:

https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/5/13/991

drivers/net/phy/asix.ko and drivers/net/usb/asix.ko have the same
basename, and there is a race in generating .tmp_versions/asix.mod

Kbuild has not checked this before, and it suddenly shows up with
obscure error message when this kind of race occurs.

Non-unique module names cause various sort of problems, but it is
not trivial to catch them by eyes.

Hence, this script.

It checks not only real modules, but also built-in modules (i.e.
controlled by tristate CONFIG option, but currently compiled with =y).
Non-unique names for built-in modules also cause problems because
/sys/modules/ would fall over.

I tested allmodconfig on the latest kernel, and it detected the
following:

warning: same basename if the following are built as modules:
drivers/regulator/88pm800.ko
drivers/mfd/88pm800.ko
warning: same basename if the following are built as modules:
drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/adv7511/adv7511.ko
drivers/media/i2c/adv7511.ko
warning: same basename if the following are built as modules:
drivers/net/phy/asix.ko
drivers/net/usb/asix.ko
warning: same basename if the following are built as modules:
fs/coda/coda.ko
drivers/media/platform/coda/coda.ko
warning: same basename if the following are built as modules:
drivers/net/phy/realtek.ko
drivers/net/dsa/realtek.ko

Reported-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Reviewed-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
Reviewed-by: Lucas De Marchi <lucas.demarchi@intel.com>
---

Changes in v3:
- Simplied sed code (Alexander Kapshuk)

Changes in v2:
- redirect messages to stderr
- use '--' after 'basename -a'
- use '-r' for xargs to cope with empty modules.order/modules.builtin

Makefile | 1 +
scripts/modules-check.sh | 16 ++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 17 insertions(+)
create mode 100755 scripts/modules-check.sh

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index a61a95b..30792fe 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1290,6 +1290,7 @@ modules: $(vmlinux-dirs) $(if $(KBUILD_BUILTIN),vmlinux) modules.builtin
$(Q)$(AWK) '!x[$$0]++' $(vmlinux-dirs:%=$(objtree)/%/modules.order) > $(objtree)/modules.order
@$(kecho) ' Building modules, stage 2.';
$(Q)$(MAKE) -f $(srctree)/scripts/Makefile.modpost
+ $(Q)$(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts/modules-check.sh

modules.builtin: $(vmlinux-dirs:%=%/modules.builtin)
$(Q)$(AWK) '!x[$$0]++' $^ > $(objtree)/modules.builtin
diff --git a/scripts/modules-check.sh b/scripts/modules-check.sh
new file mode 100755
index 0000000..2f65953
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/modules-check.sh
@@ -0,0 +1,16 @@
+#!/bin/sh
+# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
+
+set -e
+
+# Check uniqueness of module names
+check_same_name_modules()
+{
+ for m in $(sed 's:.*/::' modules.order modules.builtin | sort | uniq -d)
+ do
+ echo "warning: same basename if the following are built as modules:" >&2
+ sed "/\/$m/!d;s:^kernel/: :" modules.order modules.builtin >&2
+ done
+}
+
+check_same_name_modules
--
2.7.4
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