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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Naresh Kamboju <naresh.kamboju@linaro.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	m.mizuma@jp.fujitsu.com,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	linux-tip-commits@vger.kernel.org, lkft-triage@lists.linaro.org
Subject: Re: [tip:x86/boot] x86/kaslr, ACPI/NUMA: Fix KASLR build error
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 16:10:49 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181008141049.GG6490@zn.tnic> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK8P3a3Lek2NryUqFZGxSSG2PZD3McS7bezK9Ur3AAX2v6=mgQ@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Oct 08, 2018 at 03:48:28PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> I think __weak functions are too fragile, when you do this and it
> turns out that another architecture does need to do something,
> you won't ever get any indication of it.
> 
> If we know that arm64 doesn't need to do anything here, just
> add an arch/arm64/include/asm/kaslr.h with an empty function
> there.

I'm looking at fs/proc/vmcore.c and all those other weak functions there
and just doing the same.

Also, judging by

$ git grep CONFIG_PROC_VMCORE

output, ia64, mips and powerpc would need that include too.

-- 
Regards/Gruss,
    Boris.

SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton, HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)

  reply	other threads:[~2018-10-08 14:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-01 14:08 [PATCH v5 0/3] Add a kernel parameter to change the padding size for KASLR Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-01 14:08 ` [PATCH v5 1/3] x86/mm: Add a kernel parameter to change the padding used for the physical memory mapping Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-02 10:18   ` [tip:x86/boot] " tip-bot for Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-01 14:08 ` [PATCH v5 2/3] ACPI / NUMA: Add warning message if the padding size for KASLR is not enough Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-02 10:18   ` [tip:x86/boot] ACPI/NUMA: " tip-bot for Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-02 15:05     ` Borislav Petkov
2018-10-02 21:19       ` Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-03 10:58     ` Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-03 12:34     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-10-03 12:48       ` Borislav Petkov
2018-10-03 13:02         ` Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-03 14:21       ` [tip:x86/boot] x86/kaslr, ACPI/NUMA: Fix KASLR build error tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra (Intel)
2018-10-08 11:03         ` Naresh Kamboju
2018-10-08 13:01           ` Borislav Petkov
2018-10-08 13:48             ` Arnd Bergmann
2018-10-08 14:10               ` Borislav Petkov [this message]
2018-10-09 10:39       ` tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra (Intel)
2018-10-01 14:08 ` [PATCH v5 3/3] docs: kernel-parameters.txt: document rand_mem_physical_padding Masayoshi Mizuma
2018-10-02 10:19   ` [tip:x86/boot] Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt: Document rand_mem_physical_padding= tip-bot for Masayoshi Mizuma

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