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From: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu>
To: bpf <bpf@vger.kernel.org>, iii@linux.ibm.com
Subject: selftests/bpf - Error: failed to open BPF object file: Endian mismatch
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2021 09:48:36 +0200
Message-ID: <21e66a09-514f-f426-b9e2-13baab0b938b@csgroup.eu> (raw)

Hello,

I'm having hard time cross-building bpf selftests on an x86 for a powerpc target.

[root@PC-server-ldb bpf]# make CROSS_COMPILE=ppc-linux- ARCH=powerpc V=1
/root/gen_ldb/linux-powerpc/tools/testing/selftests/bpf/host-tools/sbin/bpftool gen skeleton 
/root/gen_ldb/linux-powerpc/tools/testing/selftests/bpf/atomic_bounds.o > 
/root/gen_ldb/linux-powerpc/tools/testing/selftests/bpf/atomic_bounds.skel.h
libbpf: elf: endianness mismatch in atomic_bounds.
Error: failed to open BPF object file: Endian mismatch

[root@PC-server-ldb bpf]# file atomic_bounds.o
atomic_bounds.o: ELF 64-bit MSB relocatable, eBPF, version 1 (SYSV), with debug_info, not stripped

Seems like the just-built host bpftool doesn't take into account target's endianness.

I see the patch https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/313e7f6f ("selftest/bpf: Use -m{little, 
big}-endian for clang") in bpf selftest to enable cross-compilation, but it seems it is not enough.

What should I do to get bpftool work with the target's endianness ?

Thanks
Christophe

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2021-04-02  7:48 Christophe Leroy [this message]
2021-04-02  8:02 ` Christophe Leroy
2021-04-03 16:01   ` Andrii Nakryiko

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