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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/6] mips: system call table generation support
Hi Paul,

On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 at 14:14, Firoz Khan <firoz.khan@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> The purpose of this patch series is, we can easily
> add/modify/delete system call table support by cha-
> nging entry in syscall.tbl file instead of manually
> changing many files. The other goal is to unify the
> system call table generation support implementation
> across all the architectures.
>
> The system call tables are in different format in
> all architecture. It will be difficult to manually
> add, modify or delete the system calls in the resp-
> ective files manually. To make it easy by keeping a
> script and which'll generate uapi header file and
> syscall table file.
>
> syscall.tbl contains the list of available system
> calls along with system call number and correspond-
> ing entry point. Add a new system call in this arch-
> itecture will be possible by adding new entry in
> the syscall.tbl file.
>
> Adding a new table entry consisting of:
> - System call number.
> - ABI.
> - System call name.
> - Entry point name.
> - Compat entry name, if required.
>
> ARM, s390 and x86 architecuture does exist the sim-
> ilar support. I leverage their implementation to
> come up with a generic solution.
>
> I have done the same support for work for alpha,
> ia64, m68k, microblaze, parisc, powerpc, sh, sparc,
> and xtensa. Below mentioned git repository contains
> more details about the workflow.
>
> https://github.com/frzkhn/system_call_table_generator/
>
> Finally, this is the ground work to solve the Y2038
> issue. We need to add two dozen of system calls to
> solve Y2038 issue. So this patch series will help to
> add new system calls easily by adding new entry in
> the syscall.tbl.
>
> Changes since v2:
> - fixed __NR_syscalls assign issue.
>
> Changes since v1:
> - optimized/updated the syscall table generation
> scripts.
> - fixed all mixed indentation issues in syscall.tbl.
> - added "comments" in syscall_*.tbl.
> - changed from generic-y to generated-y in Kbuild.
>
> Firoz Khan (6):
> mips: add __NR_syscalls along with __NR_Linux_syscalls
> mips: remove unused macros
> mips: add +1 to __NR_syscalls in uapi header
> mips: remove syscall table entries
> mips: add system call table generation support
> mips: generate uapi header and system call table files

Could you review this patch series. I would appreciate if you can
perform the boot test on the actual platform.

Thanks
Firoz

>
> arch/mips/Makefile | 3 +
> arch/mips/include/asm/Kbuild | 4 +
> arch/mips/include/asm/unistd.h | 8 -
> arch/mips/include/uapi/asm/Kbuild | 6 +
> arch/mips/include/uapi/asm/unistd.h | 1065 +----------------------------
> arch/mips/kernel/Makefile | 2 +-
> arch/mips/kernel/ftrace.c | 8 +-
> arch/mips/kernel/scall32-o32.S | 391 +----------
> arch/mips/kernel/scall64-64.S | 444 ------------
> arch/mips/kernel/scall64-n32.S | 341 +--------
> arch/mips/kernel/scall64-n64.S | 117 ++++
> arch/mips/kernel/scall64-o32.S | 379 +---------
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/Makefile | 96 +++
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscall_n32.tbl | 343 ++++++++++
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscall_n64.tbl | 339 +++++++++
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscall_o32.tbl | 382 +++++++++++
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscallhdr.sh | 36 +
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscallnr.sh | 30 +
> arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscalltbl.sh | 36 +
> 19 files changed, 1430 insertions(+), 2600 deletions(-)
> delete mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/scall64-64.S
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/scall64-n64.S
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/Makefile
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscall_n32.tbl
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscall_n64.tbl
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscall_o32.tbl
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscallhdr.sh
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscallnr.sh
> create mode 100644 arch/mips/kernel/syscalls/syscalltbl.sh
>
> --
> 1.9.1
>

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