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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.14 000/159] 4.14.9-stable review
On 24. des. 2017 20:37, Ivan Kozik wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 8:44 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <> wrote:
>> This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 4.14.9 release.
>> There are 159 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
>> to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
>> let me know.
>> Responses should be made by Sun Dec 24 08:45:36 UTC 2017.
>> Anything received after that time might be too late.
>> Josh Poimboeuf <>
>> x86/unwind: Make CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC=y the default in kconfig for 64-bit
> This is uncovering a very difficult-to-debug build failure with NVIDIA DKMS:
> with CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC=y, out-of-tree modules hit this rule in
> scripts/
> $(obj)/%.o: $(src)/%.c $(recordmcount_source) $(objtool_dep) FORCE
> and fail (here, at least) to build tools/objtool/objtool (note: I do have
> libelf-dev installed)
> After editing dkms.conf to do `make --debug=a -j1`, I see make output:
> Considering target file
> '/var/lib/dkms/nvidia-current/387.34/build/nvidia/nv-gpu-numa.o'.
> File '/var/lib/dkms/nvidia-current/387.34/build/nvidia/nv-gpu-numa.o'
> does not exist.
> Looking for an implicit rule for
> '/var/lib/dkms/nvidia-current/387.34/build/nvidia/nv-gpu-numa.o'.
> [...]
> Trying rule prerequisite 'tools/objtool/objtool'.
> Looking for a rule with intermediate file 'tools/objtool/objtool'.
> Avoiding implicit rule recursion.
> then silently fail to build objtool, silently fail to build all the .o files,
> then continue until ld finally errors out trying to link nonexistent object
> files.
> If things look alright to you, and objtool is known to work with out-of-tree
> modules, and the Debian packaging just needs to be adjusted, please ignore;
> I figured I'd send this anyway because it was such a pain to debug.

The linux-header packages dkms builds against need to include objtool
when the ORC unwinder is enabled.

Changing the default like that is a pretty big change for a stable release.

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