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SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure after merge of the origin tree
On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 08:14:07AM +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 05:22:50AM +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 08:17:48PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> > > And just another heads-up, the patch[1] (which was never sent to a public
> > > list) also breaks arm64 (circular header needs?):
> > (...)
> >
> > Definitely, we've just got a report about this, I'll have a look once
> > I'm at the office. I'd like to check that we don't obviously break
> > another arch by just removing percpu. If at least shuffling them around
> > is sufficient that'd be nice. Otherwise we'll likely need a separate
> > header (which is not a bad thing for the long term).
>
> So Linus proposed a clean solution which might be harder to backport
> but looks better for 5.8. However the attached one addresses the issue
> for me on arm64 and still works on x86_64, arm, mips. I think we should
> go with this one first then apply Linus' one on top of it to be long
> term proof, and backport only the first one. Linus ?
>
> Willy

> From 18fba9e2dfb16605a722e01f95d9e2d020efaa42 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
> Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 07:59:24 +0200
> Subject: random: fix circular include dependency on arm64 after addition of
> percpu.h
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>
> Daniel Díaz and Kees Cook independently reported that commit f227e3ec3b5c
> ("random32: update the net random state on interrupt and activity") broke
> arm64 due to a circular dependency on include files since the addition of
> percpu.h in random.h.
>
> The correct fix would definitely be to move all the prandom32 stuff out
> of random.h but for backporting, a smaller solution is preferred. This
> one replaces linux/percpu.h with asm/percpu.h, and this fixes the problem
> on x86_64, arm64, arm, and mips. Note that moving percpu.h around didn't
> change anything and that removing it entirely broke differently. When
> backporting, such options might still be considered if this patch fails
> to help.
>
> Reported-by: Daniel Díaz <daniel.diaz@linaro.org>
> Reported-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

FWIW, I was only a messenger. Sami (in Cc) pointed it out to me right
before I got the email from Linus for the x86 plugin breakage. :)

But yes, thanks, this seems to work for me.

> Fixes: f227e3ec3b5c

nit:

Fixes: f227e3ec3b5c ("random32: update the net random state on interrupt and activity")

-Kees

> Cc: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
> ---
> include/linux/random.h | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/random.h b/include/linux/random.h
> index f310897f051d..9ab7443bd91b 100644
> --- a/include/linux/random.h
> +++ b/include/linux/random.h
> @@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
> #include <linux/kernel.h>
> #include <linux/list.h>
> #include <linux/once.h>
> -#include <linux/percpu.h>
> +#include <asm/percpu.h>
>
> #include <uapi/linux/random.h>
>
> --
> 2.20.1
>


--
Kees Cook

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