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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH next-20200930] treewide: Convert macro and uses of __section(foo) to __section("foo")
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On Wed, 2020-09-30 at 15:25 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Wed, 2020-09-30 at 15:20 -0700, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 3:06 PM Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2020-09-30 at 14:40 -0700, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 12:16 PM Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > > > > Use a more generic form for __section that requires quotes to avoid
> > > > > complications with clang and gcc differences.
> > > > >
> > > > > Remove the quote operator # from compiler_attributes.h __section macro.
> > > > >
> > > > > Convert all unquoted __section(foo) uses to quoted __section("foo").
> > > > > Also convert __attribute__((section("foo"))) uses to __section("foo")
> > > > > even if the __attribute__ has multiple list entry forms.
> > > > >
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
> > > > > ---
> > > > >
> > > > > This is the current output from the script against next-20200930
> > > > > attached in this link:
> > > > >
> > > > > https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/0e582a7f5144a33f465978d97701f9b3dcc377f3.camel@perches.com/
> > > > >
> > > > > It might be useful to run the script immediately before
> > > > > the next -rc1.
> > > >
> > > > $ ARCH=powerpc CROSS_COMPILE=powerpc64le-linux-gnu- make CC=clang -j71
> > > > powernv_defconfig
> > > > $ ARCH=powerpc CROSS_COMPILE=powerpc64le-linux-gnu- make CC=clang -j71
> > > > ...
> > > > arch/powerpc/boot/main.c:193:44: error: expected ';' after top level declarator
> > > > static char cmdline[BOOT_COMMAND_LINE_SIZE]
> > >
> > > The script does not convert files in
> > >
> > > scripts/
> > > tools/
> > > uapi/
> > > and include/linux/compiler_attributes.h
> > >
> > > It otherwise assumes that any __attribute__((__section__
> > > use should be converted to __section.
> > >
> > > If this ppc file is the only file outside of the
> > > listed exclusions, I can either exclude it directly
> > > or add compiler.h to it.
> > >
> > > You have a preference?
> >
> > If compiler_types.h which includes compiler_attributes.h is being
> > implicitly including by Kbuild add `-include` flags to most
> > translation units in the kernel, it would be nice to be able to use it
> > everywhere. I consider open coded __attribute__'s a portability bug.
> > So including the header in arch/powerpc/boot/*.c would be my
> > preference.
> >
> > > Perhaps these are also possible files that need exclusions:
> > >
> > > ./arch/x86/boot/video.h:#define __videocard struct card_info __section(".videocards") __attribute__((used))
> > > ./arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c:unsigned long *trampoline_32bit __section(".data");
> > > ./arch/x86/boot/tty.c:static void __section(".inittext") serial_putchar(int ch)
> > > ./arch/x86/boot/tty.c:static void __section(".inittext") bios_putchar(int ch)
> > > ./arch/x86/boot/tty.c:void __section(".inittext") putchar(int ch)
> > > ./arch/x86/boot/tty.c:void __section(".inittext") puts(const char *str)
> > > ./arch/s390/boot/startup.c:static struct diag210 _diag210_tmp_dma __section(".dma.data");
> > > ./arch/powerpc/boot/main.c: __section("__builtin_cmdline");
> > > ./arch/powerpc/boot/ps3.c: __section("__builtin_cmdline");
> > >
> > >
>
> no ppc cross compiler here, so can't test but maybe:
> ---
> arch/powerpc/boot/main.c | 2 ++
> arch/powerpc/boot/ps3.c | 2 ++
> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/boot/main.c b/arch/powerpc/boot/main.c
> index 6a5b937a7f5c..ce6e27798f79 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/boot/main.c
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/boot/main.c
> @@ -6,6 +6,8 @@
> */
> #include <stdarg.h>
> #include <stddef.h>
> +#include <linux/compiler.h>
> +
> #include "elf.h"
> #include "page.h"
> #include "string.h"
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/boot/ps3.c b/arch/powerpc/boot/ps3.c
> index a71714b454b1..86ca9c30562a 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/boot/ps3.c
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/boot/ps3.c
> @@ -8,6 +8,8 @@
>
> #include <stdarg.h>
> #include <stddef.h>
> +#include <linux/compiler.h>
> +
> #include "types.h"
> #include "elf.h"
> #include "string.h"
>
>

So I installed the powerpc cross compiler, and
nope, that doesn't work, it makes a mess.

So it looks like the best option is to exclude these
2 files from conversion.

BOOTCC arch/powerpc/boot/main.o
In file included from ./include/linux/kcsan-checks.h:7,
from ./include/asm-generic/rwonce.h:27,
from ./arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/rwonce.h:1,
from ./include/linux/compiler.h:232,
from arch/powerpc/boot/main.c:9:
./include/linux/compiler_attributes.h:64: warning: "__always_inline" redefined
64 | #define __always_inline inline __attribute__((__always_inline__))
|
In file included from ./include/linux/stddef.h:5,
from ./include/uapi/linux/posix_types.h:5,
from ./include/uapi/linux/types.h:14,
from ./include/linux/types.h:6,
from ./include/linux/kasan-checks.h:5,
from ./include/asm-generic/rwonce.h:26,
from ./arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/rwonce.h:1,
from ./include/linux/compiler.h:232,
from arch/powerpc/boot/main.c:9:
./include/uapi/linux/stddef.h:5: note: this is the location of the previous definition
5 | #define __always_inline inline
|
In file included from ./arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/rwonce.h:1,
from ./include/linux/compiler.h:232,
from arch/powerpc/boot/main.c:9:
./include/asm-generic/rwonce.h:64:31: error: expected ‘;’ before ‘unsigned’
64 | static __no_sanitize_or_inline
| ^
| ;
65 | unsigned long __read_once_word_nocheck(const void *addr)
| ~~~~~~~~
./include/asm-generic/rwonce.h:82:28: error: expected ‘;’ before ‘unsigned’
82 | static __no_kasan_or_inline
| ^
| ;
83 | unsigned long read_word_at_a_time(const void *addr)
| ~~~~~~~~
In file included from arch/powerpc/boot/ops.h:15,
from arch/powerpc/boot/main.c:15:


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