From: Jan Beulich <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Roger Pau Monné" <email@example.com> Cc: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, Andrew Cooper <firstname.lastname@example.org>, George Dunlap <email@example.com>, Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Julien Grall <email@example.com>, Stefano Stabellini <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Wei Liu <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH] build: centralize / unify asm-offsets generation Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:09:03 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <YH7/SvkrB2yGgRij@Air-de-Roger> On 20.04.2021 18:20, Roger Pau Monné wrote: > On Tue, Apr 20, 2021 at 05:47:49PM +0200, Jan Beulich wrote: >> On 20.04.2021 17:29, Roger Pau Monné wrote: >>> On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 10:33:47AM +0200, Jan Beulich wrote: >>>> @@ -399,7 +399,11 @@ include/xen/compile.h: include/xen/compi >>>> @sed -rf tools/process-banner.sed < .banner >> $@.new >>>> @mv -f $@.new $@ >>>> >>>> -include/asm-$(TARGET_ARCH)/asm-offsets.h: arch/$(TARGET_ARCH)/asm-offsets.s >>>> +asm-offsets.s: arch/$(TARGET_ARCH)/$(TARGET_SUBARCH)/asm-offsets.c >>>> + $(CC) $(filter-out -Wa$(comma)% -flto,$(c_flags)) -S -g0 -o $@.new -MQ $@ $< >>>> + $(call move-if-changed,$@.new,$@) >>> >>> Won't it be more natural to keep the .s file in arch/$(TARGET_ARCH)? >> >> Yes and no: Yes as far as the actual file location is concerned. >> No when considering where it gets generated: I generally consider >> it risky to generate files outside of the directory where make >> currently runs. There may be good reasons for certain exceptions, >> but personally I don't see this case as good enough a reason. >> >> Somewhat related - if doing as you suggest, which Makefile's >> clean: rule should clean up that file in your opinion? > > The clean rule should be in the makefile where it's generated IMO, > same as asm-offsets.h clean rule currently in xen/Makefile. > >> Nevertheless, if there's general agreement that keeping the file >> there is better, I'd make the change and simply ignore my unhappy >> feelings about it. > > I don't have a strong opinion, it just feels weird to have this IMO > stray asm-offsets.s outside of it's arch directory, taking into > account that we have asm-offsets.h generated from xen/Makefile into an > arch specific directory already as a precedent in that makefile. Well, asm-offsets.h generation doesn't involve the compiler, hence no .*.d files get generated and want including later. For asm-offsets.s to have dependencies properly honored, if we generated it in xen/arch/<arch>, .asm-offsets.d would also end up there, and hence including of it would need separately taking care of. Jan
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-04-21 14:09 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-04-01 8:33 Jan Beulich 2021-04-01 15:05 ` Julien Grall 2021-04-01 15:29 ` Jan Beulich 2021-04-15 9:50 ` Ping: " Jan Beulich 2021-04-20 15:29 ` Roger Pau Monné 2021-04-20 15:47 ` Jan Beulich 2021-04-20 16:20 ` Roger Pau Monné 2021-04-21 14:09 ` Jan Beulich [this message] 2021-04-27 9:05 ` Roger Pau Monné 2021-04-27 12:30 ` Jan Beulich 2021-04-27 13:31 ` Roger Pau Monné 2021-04-27 13:40 ` Jan Beulich 2021-04-27 14:13 ` Roger Pau Monné 2021-04-29 9:18 ` Ping: " Jan Beulich 2021-05-10 17:43 ` Julien Grall
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