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From: Ben Dooks <ben.dooks@codethink.co.uk>
To: linux-kernel@lists.codethink.co.uk, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org
Cc: paul.walmsley@sifive.com, palmer@dabbelt.com,
	aou@eecs.berkeley.edu, Bin Meng <bmeng.cn@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [PATCH v2] riscv: add as-options for modules with assembly compontents
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 09:49:14 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8b110ad1-b5de-40ba-4131-faee1f9bde26@codethink.co.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210720144458.367954-1-ben.dooks@codethink.co.uk>

On 20/07/2021 15:44, Ben Dooks wrote:
> When trying to load modules built for RISC-V which include assembly files
> the kernel loader errors with "unexpected relocation type 'R_RISCV_ALIGN'"
> due to R_RISCV_ALIGN relocations being generated by the assembler.
> 
> The R_RISCV_ALIGN relocations can be removed at the expense of code space
> by adding -mno-relax to gcc and as.  In commit 7a8e7da42250138
> ("RISC-V: Fixes to module loading") -mno-relax is added to the build
> variable KBUILD_CFLAGS_MODULE. See [1] for more info.
> 
> The issue is that when kbuild builds a .S file, it invokes gcc with
> the -mno-relax flag, but this is not being passed through to the
> assembler. Adding -Wa,-mno-relax to KBUILD_AFLAGS_MODULE ensures that
> the assembler is invoked correctly. This may have now been fixed in
> gcc[2] and this addition should not stop newer gcc and as from working.
> 
> [1] https://github.com/riscv/riscv-elf-psabi-doc/issues/183
> [2] https://github.com/gcc-mirror/gcc/commit/3b0a7d624e64eeb81e4d5e8c62c46d86ef521857

Just wanted to check v2 is fine for merging, and if so when is that
likely to be?

-- 
Ben Dooks				http://www.codethink.co.uk/
Senior Engineer				Codethink - Providing Genius

https://www.codethink.co.uk/privacy.html

WARNING: multiple messages have this Message-ID
From: Ben Dooks <ben.dooks@codethink.co.uk>
To: linux-kernel@lists.codethink.co.uk, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org
Cc: paul.walmsley@sifive.com, palmer@dabbelt.com,
	aou@eecs.berkeley.edu, Bin Meng <bmeng.cn@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [PATCH v2] riscv: add as-options for modules with assembly compontents
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 09:49:14 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8b110ad1-b5de-40ba-4131-faee1f9bde26@codethink.co.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210720144458.367954-1-ben.dooks@codethink.co.uk>

On 20/07/2021 15:44, Ben Dooks wrote:
> When trying to load modules built for RISC-V which include assembly files
> the kernel loader errors with "unexpected relocation type 'R_RISCV_ALIGN'"
> due to R_RISCV_ALIGN relocations being generated by the assembler.
> 
> The R_RISCV_ALIGN relocations can be removed at the expense of code space
> by adding -mno-relax to gcc and as.  In commit 7a8e7da42250138
> ("RISC-V: Fixes to module loading") -mno-relax is added to the build
> variable KBUILD_CFLAGS_MODULE. See [1] for more info.
> 
> The issue is that when kbuild builds a .S file, it invokes gcc with
> the -mno-relax flag, but this is not being passed through to the
> assembler. Adding -Wa,-mno-relax to KBUILD_AFLAGS_MODULE ensures that
> the assembler is invoked correctly. This may have now been fixed in
> gcc[2] and this addition should not stop newer gcc and as from working.
> 
> [1] https://github.com/riscv/riscv-elf-psabi-doc/issues/183
> [2] https://github.com/gcc-mirror/gcc/commit/3b0a7d624e64eeb81e4d5e8c62c46d86ef521857

Just wanted to check v2 is fine for merging, and if so when is that
likely to be?

-- 
Ben Dooks				http://www.codethink.co.uk/
Senior Engineer				Codethink - Providing Genius

https://www.codethink.co.uk/privacy.html

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-10  9:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-20 14:44 Ben Dooks
2021-07-20 14:44 ` Ben Dooks
2021-08-10  8:49 ` Ben Dooks [this message]
2021-08-10  8:49   ` Ben Dooks
2022-05-29 15:22 Ben Dooks
2022-05-29 15:22 ` Ben Dooks
2022-07-21 19:53 ` Palmer Dabbelt
2022-07-21 19:53   ` Palmer Dabbelt
2022-07-25 11:38   ` Ben Dooks
2022-07-25 11:42     ` Conor.Dooley

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