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From: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
To: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com>
Cc: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>,
	Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>,
	clang-built-linux@googlegroups.com,
	kernel-hardening@lists.openwall.com, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-pci@vger.kernel.org, x86@kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 13/25] kbuild: lto: merge module sections
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 15:49:10 -0700
Message-ID: <202010141548.47CB1BC@keescook> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201013003203.4168817-14-samitolvanen@google.com>

On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 05:31:51PM -0700, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> LLD always splits sections with LTO, which increases module sizes. This
> change adds linker script rules to merge the split sections in the final
> module.
> 
> Suggested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
> Signed-off-by: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com>
> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> ---
>  scripts/module.lds.S | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/scripts/module.lds.S b/scripts/module.lds.S
> index 69b9b71a6a47..037120173a22 100644
> --- a/scripts/module.lds.S
> +++ b/scripts/module.lds.S
> @@ -25,5 +25,33 @@ SECTIONS {
>  	__jump_table		0 : ALIGN(8) { KEEP(*(__jump_table)) }
>  }
>  
> +#ifdef CONFIG_LTO_CLANG

In looking at this again -- is this ifdef needed? Couldn't this be done
unconditionally? (Which would make it an independent change...)

-Kees

> +/*
> + * With CONFIG_LTO_CLANG, LLD always enables -fdata-sections and
> + * -ffunction-sections, which increases the size of the final module.
> + * Merge the split sections in the final binary.
> + */
> +SECTIONS {
> +	__patchable_function_entries : { *(__patchable_function_entries) }
> +
> +	.bss : {
> +		*(.bss .bss.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*)
> +		*(.bss..L*)
> +	}
> +
> +	.data : {
> +		*(.data .data.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*)
> +		*(.data..L*)
> +	}
> +
> +	.rodata : {
> +		*(.rodata .rodata.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*)
> +		*(.rodata..L*)
> +	}
> +
> +	.text : { *(.text .text.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*) }
> +}
> +#endif
> +
>  /* bring in arch-specific sections */
>  #include <asm/module.lds.h>
> -- 
> 2.28.0.1011.ga647a8990f-goog
> 

-- 
Kees Cook

  reply index

Thread overview: 71+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-13  0:31 [PATCH v6 00/25] Add support for Clang LTO Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 01/25] kbuild: preprocess module linker script Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 02/25] objtool: Add a pass for generating __mcount_loc Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 16:50   ` Ingo Molnar
2020-10-14 18:21     ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-15 20:10       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 03/25] objtool: Don't autodetect vmlinux.o Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 04/25] tracing: move function tracer options to Kconfig Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 05/25] tracing: add support for objtool mcount Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 06/25] x86, build: use " Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 07/25] treewide: remove DISABLE_LTO Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 22:43   ` Kees Cook
2020-10-17  1:46     ` Masahiro Yamada
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 08/25] kbuild: add support for Clang LTO Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 09/25] kbuild: lto: fix module versioning Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 10/25] objtool: Split noinstr validation from --vmlinux Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 11/25] kbuild: lto: postpone objtool Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 12/25] kbuild: lto: limit inlining Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 13/25] kbuild: lto: merge module sections Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 22:49   ` Kees Cook [this message]
2020-10-20 16:42     ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 14/25] kbuild: lto: remove duplicate dependencies from .mod files Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 22:50   ` Kees Cook
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 15/25] init: lto: ensure initcall ordering Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 16/25] init: lto: fix PREL32 relocations Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 22:53   ` Kees Cook
2020-10-15  0:12   ` Jann Horn
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 17/25] PCI: Fix PREL32 relocations for LTO Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 22:58   ` Kees Cook
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 18/25] modpost: lto: strip .lto from module names Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 19/25] scripts/mod: disable LTO for empty.c Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 20/25] efi/libstub: disable LTO Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:31 ` [PATCH v6 21/25] drivers/misc/lkdtm: disable LTO for rodata.o Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:32 ` [PATCH v6 22/25] x86/asm: annotate indirect jumps Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-14 22:46   ` Kees Cook
2020-10-14 23:23   ` Jann Horn
2020-10-15 10:22     ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-15 20:39       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-10-20 16:45         ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-20 18:52           ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-10-20 19:24             ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-21  8:56               ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-21  9:08                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-21  9:32                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-21 21:27                   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-10-22  7:25                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-23 17:48                       ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-23 18:04                         ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-10-21 15:01                 ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-22  0:22                 ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-23 17:36                   ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-09 23:11                     ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-10  2:29                       ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-10  3:18                         ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-11-10  4:48                         ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-10 16:11                           ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-10 17:46                         ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-10 18:59                           ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-13 19:54                             ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-13 20:24                               ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-13 20:52                                 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-13 22:34                                 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-13 22:54                                   ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-13 22:56                                     ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-11-13 23:31                                   ` Sami Tolvanen
2020-11-14  0:49                                     ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-10-21  9:51             ` Peter Zijlstra
2020-10-21 18:30               ` Josh Poimboeuf
2020-10-13  0:32 ` [PATCH v6 23/25] x86, vdso: disable LTO only for vDSO Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:32 ` [PATCH v6 24/25] x86, cpu: disable LTO for cpu.c Sami Tolvanen
2020-10-13  0:32 ` [PATCH v6 25/25] x86, build: allow LTO_CLANG and THINLTO to be selected Sami Tolvanen

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