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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/2] Kbuild: make DWARF version a choice
On Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 8:16 AM Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Feb 3, 2021 at 2:24 PM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 10:52 AM Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 04:44:00PM -0800, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> > > > Modifies CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO_DWARF4 to be a member of a choice which is
> > > > the default. Does so in a way that's forward compatible with existing
> > > > configs, and makes adding future versions more straightforward.
> > > >
> > > > GCC since ~4.8 has defaulted to this DWARF version implicitly.
> > > >
> > > > Suggested-by: Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu>
> > > > Suggested-by: Fangrui Song <maskray@google.com>
> > > > Suggested-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
> > > > Suggested-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>
> > > > Signed-off-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
> > >
> > > One comment below:
> > >
> > > Reviewed-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
> > >
> > > > ---
> > > > Makefile | 5 ++---
> > > > lib/Kconfig.debug | 16 +++++++++++-----
> > > > 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> > > >
> > > > diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
> > > > index 95ab9856f357..d2b4980807e0 100644
> > > > --- a/Makefile
> > > > +++ b/Makefile
> > > > @@ -830,9 +830,8 @@ ifneq ($(LLVM_IAS),1)
> > > > KBUILD_AFLAGS += -Wa,-gdwarf-2
> > >
> > > It is probably worth a comment somewhere that assembly files will still
> > > have DWARF v2.
> >
> > I agree.
> > Please noting the reason will be helpful.
>
> Via a comment in the source, or in the commit message?
>
> >
> > Could you summarize Jakub's comment in short?
> > https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-kbuild/patch/20201022012106.1875129-1-ndesaulniers@google.com/#23727667
>
> Via a comment in the source, or in the commit message?


Both in the source if you can summarize it in three lines or so.


If you need to add more detailed explanation,
please provide it in the commit log.




> >
> > With this patch set applied, it is very explicit.
> >
> > Only the format type, but also the version.
> >
> > The compiler will be given either
> > -gdwarf-4 or -gdwarf-5,
> > making the -g option redundant, I think.
>
> Can I provide that as a separate patch? I don't want any breakage
> from that to delay DWARF v5 support further. If so, should it be the
> first patch or last?


OK.

At the last to be safe?

I am fine with doing a clean-up work later.






> --
> Thanks,
> ~Nick Desaulniers



--
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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