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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: fix early boot crash on gcc-10
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 02:26:48PM +0100, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 02:04:14PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
> > > index 9b294c13809a..da9f4ea9bf4c 100644
> > > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
> > > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
> > > @@ -11,6 +11,12 @@ extra-y += vmlinux.lds
> > >
> > > CPPFLAGS_vmlinux.lds += -U$(UTS_MACHINE)
> > >
> > > +# smpboot's init_secondary initializes stack canary.
> > > +# Make sure we don't emit stack checks before it's
> > > +# initialized.
> > > +nostackp := $(call cc-option, -fno-stack-protector)
> > > +CFLAGS_smpboot.o := $(nostackp)
> >
> > What makes GCC10 insert this while GCC9 does not. Also, I would much
>
> My bet is different inlining decisions.
> If somebody hands me over the preprocessed source + gcc command line, I can
> have a look in detail (which exact change and why).
>
> > rather GCC10 add a function attrbute to kill this:
> >
> > __attribute__((no_stack_protect))
>
> There is no such attribute,

Right I know, I looked for it recently :/ But since this is new in 10
and 10 isn't released yet, I figured someone can add the attribute
before it does get released.

> only __attribute__((stack_protect)) which is
> meant mainly for -fstack-protector-explicit and does the opposite, or
> __attribute__((optimize ("no-stack-protector"))) (which will work only
> in GCC7+, since https://gcc.gnu.org/PR71585 changes).

Cute..

> Or of course you could add noinline attribute to whatever got inlined
> and contains some array or addressable variable that whatever
> -fstack-protector* mode kernel uses triggers it. With -fstack-protector-all
> it would never work even in the past I believe.

I don't think the kernel supports -fstack-protector-all, but I could be
mistaken.

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