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Subject[PATCH] arm64: fix clang integrated assembler build
clang and gas seem to interpret the symbols in memmove.S and
memset.S differently, such that clang does not make them
'weak' as expected, which leads to a linker error, with both
ld.bfd and ld.lld:

ld.lld: error: duplicate symbol: memmove
>>> defined at common.c
>>> kasan/common.o:(memmove) in archive mm/built-in.a
>>> defined at memmove.o:(__memmove) in archive arch/arm64/lib/lib.a

ld.lld: error: duplicate symbol: memset
>>> defined at common.c
>>> kasan/common.o:(memset) in archive mm/built-in.a
>>> defined at memset.o:(__memset) in archive arch/arm64/lib/lib.a

Copy the exact way these are written in memcpy_64.S, which does
not have the same problem.

I don't know why this makes a difference, and it would be good
to have someone with a better understanding of assembler internals
review it.

It might be either a bug in the kernel or a bug in the assembler,
no idea which one. My patch makes it work with all versions of
clang and gcc, which is probably helpful even if it's a workaround
for a clang bug.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
arch/arm64/lib/memcpy.S | 3 +--
arch/arm64/lib/memmove.S | 3 +--
arch/arm64/lib/memset.S | 3 +--
3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/lib/memcpy.S b/arch/arm64/lib/memcpy.S
index e0bf83d556f2..dc8d2a216a6e 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/lib/memcpy.S
+++ b/arch/arm64/lib/memcpy.S
@@ -56,9 +56,8 @@
stp \reg1, \reg2, [\ptr], \val

- .weak memcpy
#include "copy_template.S"
diff --git a/arch/arm64/lib/memmove.S b/arch/arm64/lib/memmove.S
index 02cda2e33bde..1035dce4bdaf 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/lib/memmove.S
+++ b/arch/arm64/lib/memmove.S
@@ -45,9 +45,8 @@ C_h .req x12
D_l .req x13
D_h .req x14

- .weak memmove
cmp dstin, src
b.lo __memcpy
add tmp1, src, count
diff --git a/arch/arm64/lib/memset.S b/arch/arm64/lib/memset.S
index 77c3c7ba0084..a9c1c9a01ea9 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/lib/memset.S
+++ b/arch/arm64/lib/memset.S
@@ -42,9 +42,8 @@ dst .req x8
tmp3w .req w9
tmp3 .req x9

- .weak memset
mov dst, dstin /* Preserve return value. */
and A_lw, val, #255
orr A_lw, A_lw, A_lw, lsl #8
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