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From: Masahiro Yamada <>
	Nathan Chancellor <>,
	Nick Desaulniers <>,
	Nicolas Schier <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: get lib-y objects back to static library
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2023 10:44:29 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Aug 24, 2023 at 10:05 AM Masahiro Yamada <> wrote:
> Revert the following two commits:
>  - 7273ad2b08f8 ("kbuild: link lib-y objects to vmlinux forcibly when CONFIG_MODULES=y")
>  - 7f2084fa55e6 ("[kbuild] handle exports in lib-y objects reliably")
> Now, lib-y is back to static library again, and the link order is
> consistent w/wo CONFIG_MODULES.
> Since commit ddb5cdbafaaa ("kbuild: generate KSYMTAB entries by
> modpost"), .vmlinux.export.c contains references to exported symbols.
> If a symbol in a lib-y object is exported, that object is always linked
> even without any explicit user in vmlinux.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
> ---

I just recalled that presumably ARM code must be fixed beforehand.

$(mmu-y) is added to lib-y, but they cannot go into a static library.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-08-24  1:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-08-23 12:08 [PATCH] kbuild: get lib-y objects back to static library Masahiro Yamada
2023-08-23 20:20 ` Nathan Chancellor
2023-08-24 18:59   ` Nathan Chancellor
2023-08-25 16:58     ` Nick Desaulniers
2023-08-26  0:06       ` Masahiro Yamada
2023-08-26  0:55         ` Nick Desaulniers
2023-08-24  1:44 ` Masahiro Yamada [this message]
2023-08-26  2:37 ` kernel test robot

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