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* [PATCH v3 1/2] retpolines: Enable retpoline support only when compiler support it
@ 2018-11-02  8:45 Zhenzhong Duan
  2018-11-06 20:48 ` [tip:x86/pti] x86/retpoline: Make CONFIG_RETPOLINE depend on compiler support tip-bot for Zhenzhong Duan
  2018-11-28 14:18 ` tip-bot for Zhenzhong Duan
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 3+ messages in thread
From: Zhenzhong Duan @ 2018-11-02  8:45 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: mingo, luto, konrad.wilk, dwmw, tglx, srinivas.eeda, bp, daniel,
	yamada.masahiro, michal.lkml, peterz, hpa

Since retpoline capable compilers are widely available, make
CONFIG_RETPOLINE hard depend on it. This is achieved by breaking
the build early and showing an error like below:

"arch/x86/Makefile:226: *** You are building kernel with non-retpoline
compiler, please update your compiler..  Stop."

[peterz@infradead.org: initial suggestion]
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/caeb3213f13e57191e362ca04f2892cfa2ccda65.camel@infradead.org
[dwmw@amazon.co.uk: fail the build with non-retpoline compiler]
Link: https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/alpine.DEB.2.21.1811011317400.1642@nanos.tec.linutronix.de
Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
Suggested-by: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw@amazon.co.uk>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>
Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk <konrad.wilk@oracle.com>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
Cc: Michal Marek <michal.lkml@markovi.net>
---
 arch/x86/Kconfig                     |  4 ----
 arch/x86/Makefile                    |  5 +++--
 arch/x86/include/asm/nospec-branch.h | 10 ++++++----
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c           |  2 +-
 scripts/Makefile.build               |  2 --
 5 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index c51c989..fcb7f37 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -443,10 +443,6 @@ config RETPOLINE
 	  branches. Requires a compiler with -mindirect-branch=thunk-extern
 	  support for full protection. The kernel may run slower.
 
-	  Without compiler support, at least indirect branches in assembler
-	  code are eliminated. Since this includes the syscall entry path,
-	  it is not entirely pointless.
-
 config INTEL_RDT
 	bool "Intel Resource Director Technology support"
 	depends on X86 && CPU_SUP_INTEL
diff --git a/arch/x86/Makefile b/arch/x86/Makefile
index 5b562e4..6d94fe8 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/Makefile
@@ -222,9 +222,10 @@ KBUILD_CFLAGS += -fno-asynchronous-unwind-tables
 
 # Avoid indirect branches in kernel to deal with Spectre
 ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
-ifneq ($(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS),)
-  KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS) -DRETPOLINE
+ifeq ($(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS),)
+  $(error You are building kernel with non-retpoline compiler, please update your compiler.)
 endif
+  KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS)
 endif
 
 archscripts: scripts_basic
diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/nospec-branch.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/nospec-branch.h
index 80dc144..8b09cbb 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/nospec-branch.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/nospec-branch.h
@@ -162,11 +162,12 @@
 	_ASM_PTR " 999b\n\t"					\
 	".popsection\n\t"
 
-#if defined(CONFIG_X86_64) && defined(RETPOLINE)
+#ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
+#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
 
 /*
- * Since the inline asm uses the %V modifier which is only in newer GCC,
- * the 64-bit one is dependent on RETPOLINE not CONFIG_RETPOLINE.
+ * Inline asm uses the %V modifier which is only in newer GCC
+ * which is ensured when CONFIG_RETPOLINE is defined.
  */
 # define CALL_NOSPEC						\
 	ANNOTATE_NOSPEC_ALTERNATIVE				\
@@ -181,7 +182,7 @@
 	X86_FEATURE_RETPOLINE_AMD)
 # define THUNK_TARGET(addr) [thunk_target] "r" (addr)
 
-#elif defined(CONFIG_X86_32) && defined(CONFIG_RETPOLINE)
+#else /* CONFIG_X86_32 */
 /*
  * For i386 we use the original ret-equivalent retpoline, because
  * otherwise we'll run out of registers. We don't care about CET
@@ -211,6 +212,7 @@
 	X86_FEATURE_RETPOLINE_AMD)
 
 # define THUNK_TARGET(addr) [thunk_target] "rm" (addr)
+#endif
 #else /* No retpoline for C / inline asm */
 # define CALL_NOSPEC "call *%[thunk_target]\n"
 # define THUNK_TARGET(addr) [thunk_target] "rm" (addr)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
index c37e66e..d0108fb 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
@@ -252,7 +252,7 @@ static void __init spec2_print_if_secure(const char *reason)
 
 static inline bool retp_compiler(void)
 {
-	return __is_defined(RETPOLINE);
+	return __is_defined(CONFIG_RETPOLINE);
 }
 
 static inline bool match_option(const char *arg, int arglen, const char *opt)
diff --git a/scripts/Makefile.build b/scripts/Makefile.build
index a8e7ba9..6a6be9f 100644
--- a/scripts/Makefile.build
+++ b/scripts/Makefile.build
@@ -236,10 +236,8 @@ ifdef CONFIG_GCOV_KERNEL
 objtool_args += --no-unreachable
 endif
 ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
-ifneq ($(RETPOLINE_CFLAGS),)
   objtool_args += --retpoline
 endif
-endif
 
 
 ifdef CONFIG_MODVERSIONS
-- 
1.8.3.1

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