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From: Leonard Crestez <>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <>,
	Masahiro Yamada <>,
	Herbert Xu <>
Cc: Russell King <>,
	Rasmus Villemoes <>,
	<>, <>
Subject: [PATCH] crypto: arm,arm64 - Fix random regeneration of S_shipped
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:17:23 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

The decision to rebuild .S_shipped is made based on the relative
timestamps of .S_shipped and .pl files but git makes this essentially
random. This means that the perl script might run anyway (usually at
most once per checkout), defeating the whole purpose of _shipped.

Fix by skipping the rule unless explicit make variables are provided:

This can produce nasty occasional build failures downstream, for example
for toolchains with broken perl. The solution is minimally intrusive to
make it easier to push into stable.

Another report on a similar issue here:

Signed-off-by: Leonard Crestez <>
Cc: <>
 arch/arm/crypto/Makefile   | 2 ++
 arch/arm64/crypto/Makefile | 2 ++
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+)

Not clear if this needs to go through crypto or arm but all commits in these
directories start with "crypto:".

My problems were only on arm64 because of a yocto toolchain which ships a version
of perl which fails on "use integer;".

CC stable because this can cause trouble for downstream packagers.

diff --git a/arch/arm/crypto/Makefile b/arch/arm/crypto/Makefile
index 30ef8e2..c9919c2 100644
--- a/arch/arm/crypto/Makefile
+++ b/arch/arm/crypto/Makefile
@@ -47,20 +47,22 @@ sha256-arm-y	:= sha256-core.o sha256_glue.o $(sha256-arm-neon-y)
 sha512-arm-neon-$(CONFIG_KERNEL_MODE_NEON) := sha512-neon-glue.o
 sha512-arm-y	:= sha512-core.o sha512-glue.o $(sha512-arm-neon-y)
 sha1-arm-ce-y	:= sha1-ce-core.o sha1-ce-glue.o
 sha2-arm-ce-y	:= sha2-ce-core.o sha2-ce-glue.o
 aes-arm-ce-y	:= aes-ce-core.o aes-ce-glue.o
 ghash-arm-ce-y	:= ghash-ce-core.o ghash-ce-glue.o
 crct10dif-arm-ce-y	:= crct10dif-ce-core.o crct10dif-ce-glue.o
 crc32-arm-ce-y:= crc32-ce-core.o crc32-ce-glue.o
 chacha20-neon-y := chacha20-neon-core.o chacha20-neon-glue.o
 quiet_cmd_perl = PERL    $@
       cmd_perl = $(PERL) $(<) > $(@)
 $(src)/sha256-core.S_shipped: $(src)/
 	$(call cmd,perl)
 $(src)/sha512-core.S_shipped: $(src)/
 	$(call cmd,perl)
 .PRECIOUS: $(obj)/sha256-core.S $(obj)/sha512-core.S
diff --git a/arch/arm64/crypto/Makefile b/arch/arm64/crypto/Makefile
index cee9b8d9..dfe651b 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/crypto/Makefile
+++ b/arch/arm64/crypto/Makefile
@@ -60,20 +60,22 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_CRYPTO_AES_ARM64_BS) += aes-neon-bs.o
 aes-neon-bs-y := aes-neonbs-core.o aes-neonbs-glue.o
 AFLAGS_aes-ce.o		:= -DINTERLEAVE=4
 AFLAGS_aes-neon.o	:= -DINTERLEAVE=4
 $(obj)/aes-glue-%.o: $(src)/aes-glue.c FORCE
 	$(call if_changed_rule,cc_o_c)
 quiet_cmd_perlasm = PERLASM $@
       cmd_perlasm = $(PERL) $(<) void $(@)
 $(src)/sha256-core.S_shipped: $(src)/
 	$(call cmd,perlasm)
 $(src)/sha512-core.S_shipped: $(src)/
 	$(call cmd,perlasm)
 .PRECIOUS: $(obj)/sha256-core.S $(obj)/sha512-core.S

             reply	other threads:[~2018-03-13 20:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-13 20:17 Leonard Crestez [this message]
2018-03-14  2:31 ` Masahiro Yamada
2018-03-14  7:45   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2018-03-23 16:03 ` Herbert Xu

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