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From: Anders Roxell <anders.roxell@linaro.org>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	mingo@kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86: Force asm-goto
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 18:43:43 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180327164343.GA4002@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180319201327.GJ4043@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net>

On 2018-03-19 21:13, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 08:57:48PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 Mar 2018, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > 
> > > We want to start using asm-goto to guarantee the absence of dynamic
> > > branches (and thus speculation).
> > > 
> > > A primary prerequisite for this is of course that the compiler
> > > supports asm-goto. This effecively lifts the minimum GCC version to
> > > build an x86 kernel to gcc-4.5.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
> > > ---
> > >  Makefile          |   13 +++++++------
> > >  arch/x86/Makefile |    4 ++++
> > >  2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> > > 
> > > --- a/Makefile
> > > +++ b/Makefile
> > > @@ -494,6 +494,13 @@ RETPOLINE_CFLAGS_CLANG := -mretpoline-ex
> > >  RETPOLINE_CFLAGS := $(call cc-option,$(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS_GCC),$(call cc-option,$(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS_CLANG)))
> > >  export RETPOLINE_CFLAGS
> > >  
> > > +# check for 'asm goto'
> > > +ifeq ($(shell $(srctree)/scripts/gcc-goto.sh $(CC) $(KBUILD_CFLAGS)), y)
> > 
> > Why are you not using the shell-cached version which you remove further
> > down?
> 
> Bah, I'm an idiot. I fixed that up at least two times, but clearly I
> forgot to check that again before sending.
> 
> ---
> Subject: x86: Force asm-goto
> From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Date: Wed Jan 17 11:42:07 CET 2018
> 
> We want to start using asm-goto to guarantee the absence of dynamic
> branches (and thus speculation).
> 
> A primary prerequisite for this is of course that the compiler
> supports asm-goto. This effecively lifts the minimum GCC version to
> build an x86 kernel to gcc-4.5.

With this patch applied I'm not able to do "make kernelversion" without
any toolchain to get the kernel version, I was able to do that before.

Cheers,
Anders

> 
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
> ---
>  Makefile          |   13 +++++++------
>  arch/x86/Makefile |    4 ++++
>  2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
> --- a/Makefile
> +++ b/Makefile
> @@ -494,6 +494,13 @@ RETPOLINE_CFLAGS_CLANG := -mretpoline-ex
>  RETPOLINE_CFLAGS := $(call cc-option,$(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS_GCC),$(call cc-option,$(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS_CLANG)))
>  export RETPOLINE_CFLAGS
>  
> +# check for 'asm goto'
> +ifeq ($(call shell-cached,$(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts/gcc-goto.sh $(CC) $(KBUILD_CFLAGS)), y)
> +  CC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO := 1
> +  KBUILD_CFLAGS += -DCC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO
> +  KBUILD_AFLAGS += -DCC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO
> +endif
> +
>  ifeq ($(config-targets),1)
>  # ===========================================================================
>  # *config targets only - make sure prerequisites are updated, and descend
> @@ -658,12 +665,6 @@ KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-ifversion, -l
>  # Tell gcc to never replace conditional load with a non-conditional one
>  KBUILD_CFLAGS	+= $(call cc-option,--param=allow-store-data-races=0)
>  
> -# check for 'asm goto'
> -ifeq ($(call shell-cached,$(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts/gcc-goto.sh $(CC) $(KBUILD_CFLAGS)), y)
> -	KBUILD_CFLAGS += -DCC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO
> -	KBUILD_AFLAGS += -DCC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO
> -endif
> -
>  include scripts/Makefile.kcov
>  include scripts/Makefile.gcc-plugins
>  
> --- a/arch/x86/Makefile
> +++ b/arch/x86/Makefile
> @@ -181,6 +181,10 @@ ifdef CONFIG_FUNCTION_GRAPH_TRACER
>    endif
>  endif
>  
> +ifndef CC_HAVE_ASM_GOTO
> +  $(error Compiler lacks asm-goto support.)
> +endif
> +
>  #
>  # Jump labels need '-maccumulate-outgoing-args' for gcc < 4.5.2 to prevent a
>  # GCC bug (https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46226).  There's no way

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-03-27 17:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-19 15:41 [PATCH 0/2] x86: Mandate asm-goto support Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-19 15:41 ` [PATCH 1/2] x86: Force asm-goto Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-19 19:57   ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-03-19 20:13     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-20 10:00       ` [tip:x86/build] " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-27 16:43       ` Anders Roxell [this message]
2018-03-20 15:45   ` [PATCH 1/2] " Jonathan Corbet
2018-03-20 15:50     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-20 18:44       ` Jonathan Corbet
2018-03-22 12:10       ` Pavel Machek
2018-03-19 15:41 ` [PATCH 2/2] x86: Remove FAST_FEATURE_TESTS Peter Zijlstra
2018-03-20 10:01   ` [tip:x86/build] " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra

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