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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MIPS: malta: Set load address for 32bit kernel correctly
Maciej W. Rozycki <macro@linux-mips.org> 于2020年4月6日周一 上午1:23写道:
>
> On Mon, 6 Apr 2020, Jiaxun Yang wrote:
>
> > > Given the description above I think it should be done uniformly and
> > >automatically across all platforms by trimming the address supplied
> > >with
> > >$(load-y) to low 8 digits in a single place, that is at the place where
> > >
> > >the variable is consumed. This will reduce clutter across Makefile
> > >fragments, avoid inconsistencies and extra work to handle individual
> > >platforms as the problem is triggered over and over again, and limit
> > >the
> > >risk of mistakes.
> >
> > I was intended to do like this but failed to find a proper way.
> >
> > Makefile isn't designed for any kind of calculation.
> > And shell variables are 64-bit signed so it can't hold such a huge variable.
> >
> > Just wish somebody can give me a way to do like:
> >
> > ifndef CONFIG_64BIT
> > load-y = $(load-y) & 0xffffffff
> > endif
>
> Use the usual shell tools like `sed', `cut', `awk', or whatever we use in

perl may be the easiest to use tool here.

ifndef CONFIG_64BIT
load-y := $(shell $(PERL) -e 'print $(load-y) & 0xffffffff')
endif

Note that it is `:=' instead of '='.

> the kernel build already for other purposes. There's no need to do any
> actual calculation here to extract the last 8 characters (and the leading
> `0x' prefix). At worst you can write a small C program, compile it with
> the build system compiler and run, as we already do for some stuff.
>
> Maciej



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