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* [PATCH] x86: work around clang IAS bug referencing __force_order
@ 2020-05-27 13:53 Arnd Bergmann
  2020-08-01 11:50 ` Sedat Dilek
                   ` (2 more replies)
  0 siblings, 3 replies; 63+ messages in thread
From: Arnd Bergmann @ 2020-05-27 13:53 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Thomas Gleixner, Ingo Molnar, Borislav Petkov, x86
  Cc: Arnd Bergmann, H. Peter Anvin, Kirill A. Shutemov,
	Zhenzhong Duan, Kees Cook, Peter Zijlstra, Juergen Gross,
	Andy Lutomirski, Andrew Cooper, linux-kernel, clang-built-linux

When using the clang integrated assembler, we get a reference
to __force_order that should normally get ignored in a few
rare cases:

ERROR: modpost: "__force_order" [drivers/cpufreq/powernow-k6.ko] undefined!

Add a 'static' definition so any file in which this happens can
have a local copy.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
---
 arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c | 2 ++
 arch/x86/include/asm/special_insns.h  | 7 +++++++
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c
index c8862696a47b..8595194cea41 100644
--- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c
+++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/pgtable_64.c
@@ -12,7 +12,9 @@
  * It is not referenced from the code, but GCC < 5 with -fPIE would fail
  * due to an undefined symbol. Define it to make these ancient GCCs work.
  */
+#ifndef CONFIG_CC_IS_CLANG
 unsigned long __force_order;
+#endif
 
 #define BIOS_START_MIN		0x20000U	/* 128K, less than this is insane */
 #define BIOS_START_MAX		0x9f000U	/* 640K, absolute maximum */
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/special_insns.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/special_insns.h
index 82436cb04ccf..7081e587c1ea 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/special_insns.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/special_insns.h
@@ -16,8 +16,15 @@
  * A memory clobber would solve the problem, but would prevent reordering of
  * all loads stores around it, which can hurt performance. Solution is to
  * use a variable and mimic reads and writes to it to enforce serialization
+ *
+ * Clang sometimes fails to kill the reference to the dummy variable, so
+ * provide an actual copy.
  */
+#ifdef CONFIG_CC_IS_CLANG
+static unsigned long __force_order;
+#else
 extern unsigned long __force_order;
+#endif
 
 void native_write_cr0(unsigned long val);
 
-- 
2.26.2


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2020-05-27 13:53 [PATCH] x86: work around clang IAS bug referencing __force_order Arnd Bergmann
2020-08-01 11:50 ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-06 22:13   ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-07  7:03     ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-04  0:09 ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-08-14 17:29   ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-14 21:19     ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-14 22:57       ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-08-15  0:26         ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-08-15  3:28           ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-15  8:23             ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-15 10:46               ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-15 14:39                 ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-16  9:37                   ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-06 22:11 ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-13  0:12   ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-08-13  8:49     ` David Laight
2020-08-13 17:20     ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-13 17:28     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-13 17:37       ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-08-13 18:09         ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-13 18:20           ` Paul E. McKenney
2020-08-20 10:44           ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-20 13:06             ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-21  0:37               ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-21 23:04                 ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-21 23:16                   ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-08-21 23:25                     ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-22  0:43                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2020-08-22  3:55                       ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-22  8:41                         ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-08-22  9:23                           ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-22  9:51                             ` Sedat Dilek
2020-08-22 10:26                               ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-08-22 10:35                                 ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-08-22 18:17                               ` Miguel Ojeda
2020-08-22 21:08                                 ` Linus Torvalds
2020-08-22 23:10                                   ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-23  0:10                                     ` Linus Torvalds
2020-08-23  1:16                                       ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-23 21:25                                         ` [PATCH] x86/asm: Replace __force_order with memory clobber Arvind Sankar
2020-08-24 17:50                                           ` Nathan Chancellor
2020-08-24 19:13                                           ` Miguel Ojeda
2020-08-25 15:19                                             ` Arvind Sankar
2020-08-25 15:21                                               ` Sedat Dilek
2020-09-02 15:33                                           ` [PATCH v2] " Arvind Sankar
2020-09-02 15:58                                             ` David Laight
2020-09-02 16:14                                               ` Arvind Sankar
2020-09-02 16:08                                             ` Arvind Sankar
2020-09-02 20:26                                               ` David Laight
2020-09-02 17:16                                             ` Segher Boessenkool
2020-09-02 17:36                                               ` Arvind Sankar
2020-09-02 18:19                                             ` Miguel Ojeda
2020-09-02 18:24                                               ` Arvind Sankar
2020-09-02 23:21                                           ` [PATCH v3] " Arvind Sankar
2020-09-03  2:17                                             ` Kees Cook
2020-09-03  5:34                                             ` Miguel Ojeda
2020-09-30 20:50                                             ` Kees Cook
2020-10-01 10:12                                             ` [tip: x86/asm] x86/asm: Replace __force_order with a " tip-bot2 for Arvind Sankar
2020-10-13  9:30                                             ` tip-bot2 for Arvind Sankar
2020-08-22 21:17                                 ` [PATCH] x86: work around clang IAS bug referencing __force_order Arvind Sankar
2020-08-23 13:31                                   ` David Laight
2020-09-08 22:25                               ` Pavel Machek

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