linux-kernel.vger.kernel.org archive mirror
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
To: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>,
	Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@kernel.org>,
	Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>,
	llvm@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/10] Documentation: raise minimum supported version of GCC to 5.1
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 17:16:29 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKwvOd=m1bUZwyV53k2+d+M6rOL04A0WPhH_wOUFU-ZK1BOWFg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cb42c578-d037-3297-d0c2-ab107b7a838f@kernel.org>

On Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 4:56 PM Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On 9/10/2021 4:40 PM, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> > commit fad7cd3310db ("nbd: add the check to prevent overflow in
> > __nbd_ioctl()")
> >
> > raised an issue from the fallback helpers added in
> >
> > commit f0907827a8a9 ("compiler.h: enable builtin overflow checkers and add fallback code")
> >
> > Specifically, the helpers for checking whether the results of a
> > multiplication overflowed (__unsigned_mul_overflow,
> > __signed_add_overflow) use the division operator when
> > !COMPILER_HAS_GENERIC_BUILTIN_OVERFLOW. This is problematic for 64b
> > operands on 32b hosts.
>
> "hosts" -> "targets" or "architectures"?

Yes, will revise to "targets."

>
> It might be worth putting the error that Stephen found here?

Doh! Yes, in v2, I'll include the following additional context:
```
The following error is observed when building for 32b powerpc:
> ERROR: modpost: "__divdi3" [drivers/block/nbd.ko] undefined!

As Stephen Rothwell notes:
> The added check_mul_overflow() call is being passed 64 bit values.
> COMPILER_HAS_GENERIC_BUILTIN_OVERFLOW is not set for this build (see
> include/linux/overflow.h).
```


>
> > Also, because the macro is type agnostic, it is very difficult to write
> > a similarly type generic macro that dispatches to one of:
> > * div64_s64
> > * div64_u64
> > * div_s64
> > * div_u64
> >
> > Raising the minimum supported versions allows us to remove all of the
> > fallback helpers for !COMPILER_HAS_GENERIC_BUILTIN_OVERFLOW, instead
> > dispatching the compiler builtins.
> >
> > arm64 has already raised the minimum supported GCC version to 5.1, do
> > this for all targets now. See the link below for the previous
> > discussion.
> >
> > Link: https://lore.kernel.org/all/20210909182525.372ee687@canb.auug.org.au/
> > Link: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/CAK7LNASs6dvU6D3jL2GG3jW58fXfaj6VNOe55NJnTB8UPuk2pA@mail.gmail.com/
> > Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/1438
> > Reported-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
> > Reported-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
> > Suggested-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
> > Signed-off-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
>
> Reviewed-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan@kernel.org>
>
> > ---
> >   Documentation/process/changes.rst | 2 +-
> >   scripts/min-tool-version.sh       | 8 +-------
> >   2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/Documentation/process/changes.rst b/Documentation/process/changes.rst
> > index d3a8557b66a1..e35ab74a0f80 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/process/changes.rst
> > +++ b/Documentation/process/changes.rst
> > @@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ you probably needn't concern yourself with pcmciautils.
> >   ====================== ===============  ========================================
> >           Program        Minimal version       Command to check the version
> >   ====================== ===============  ========================================
> > -GNU C                  4.9              gcc --version
> > +GNU C                  5.1              gcc --version
> >   Clang/LLVM (optional)  10.0.1           clang --version
> >   GNU make               3.81             make --version
> >   binutils               2.23             ld -v
> > diff --git a/scripts/min-tool-version.sh b/scripts/min-tool-version.sh
> > index 319f92104f56..4edc708baa63 100755
> > --- a/scripts/min-tool-version.sh
> > +++ b/scripts/min-tool-version.sh
> > @@ -17,13 +17,7 @@ binutils)
> >       echo 2.23.0
> >       ;;
> >   gcc)
> > -     # https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=63293
> > -     # https://lore.kernel.org/r/20210107111841.GN1551@shell.armlinux.org.uk
> > -     if [ "$SRCARCH" = arm64 ]; then
> > -             echo 5.1.0
> > -     else
> > -             echo 4.9.0
> > -     fi
> > +     echo 5.1.0
> >       ;;
> >   icc)
> >       # temporary
> >



-- 
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-11  0:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 45+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-10 23:40 [PATCH 00/10] raise minimum GCC version " Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 01/10] Documentation: raise minimum supported version of GCC " Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-10 23:55   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-11  0:16     ` Nick Desaulniers [this message]
2021-09-13 16:22   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 02/10] compiler.h: drop fallback overflow checkers Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:04   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-14 15:33     ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-14 16:04       ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:21   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 03/10] mm/ksm: remove old GCC 4.9+ check Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:07   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:22   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 04/10] Kconfig.debug: drop GCC 5+ version check for DWARF5 Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:08   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:23   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 05/10] riscv: remove Kconfig check for GCC version for ARCH_RV64I Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:09   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:23   ` Kees Cook
2021-10-05  0:40     ` Palmer Dabbelt
2021-10-05  0:50       ` Kees Cook
2021-10-05  0:57         ` Palmer Dabbelt
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 06/10] powerpc: remove GCC version check for UPD_CONSTR Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-10 23:48   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-11 10:43     ` Michael Ellerman
2021-09-11 15:34   ` Christophe Leroy
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 07/10] arm64: remove GCC version check for ARCH_SUPPORTS_INT128 Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:10   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:25   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-16 13:23   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 08/10] Makefile: drop GCC < 5 -fno-var-tracking-assignments workaround Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:11   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:25   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 09/10] compiler-gcc.h: drop checks for older GCC versions Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-11  0:12   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-13 16:26   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-10 23:40 ` [PATCH 10/10] vmlinux.lds.h: remove old check for GCC 4.9 Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-10 23:50   ` Nathan Chancellor
2021-09-14 15:21     ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-09-13 16:28   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-11  2:19 ` [PATCH 00/10] raise minimum GCC version to 5.1 Kees Cook
2021-09-11 10:42   ` Michael Ellerman
2021-09-13  9:49 ` Pavel Machek
2021-09-13 16:20   ` Kees Cook
2021-09-13 11:27 ` Arnd Bergmann

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to='CAKwvOd=m1bUZwyV53k2+d+M6rOL04A0WPhH_wOUFU-ZK1BOWFg@mail.gmail.com' \
    --to=ndesaulniers@google.com \
    --cc=akpm@linux-foundation.org \
    --cc=arnd@kernel.org \
    --cc=joe@perches.com \
    --cc=linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org \
    --cc=linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk \
    --cc=llvm@lists.linux.dev \
    --cc=masahiroy@kernel.org \
    --cc=nathan@kernel.org \
    --cc=sfr@canb.auug.org.au \
    --cc=torvalds@linux-foundation.org \
    --subject='Re: [PATCH 01/10] Documentation: raise minimum supported version of GCC to 5.1' \
    /path/to/YOUR_REPLY

  https://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-send-email.html

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).