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SubjectRe: samples/seccomp/ broken when cross compiling s390, ppc allyesconfig
On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 1:20 AM, Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Tue 13-02-18 13:27:30, Kees Cook wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 2:32 AM, Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> wrote:
>> > On Tue 13-02-18 21:16:55, Michael Ellerman wrote:
>> >> Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> writes:
>> >>
>> >> > On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 7:25 PM, Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> wrote:
>> >> >> Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org> writes:
>> >> >>> Hi,
>> >> >>> my build test machinery chokes on samples/seccomp when cross compiling
>> >> >>> s390 and ppc64 allyesconfig. This has been the case for quite some
>> >> >>> time already but I never found time to look at the problem and report
>> >> >>> it. It seems this is not new issue and similar thing happend for
>> >> >>> MIPS e9107f88c985 ("samples/seccomp/Makefile: do not build tests if
>> >> >>> cross-compiling for MIPS").
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> The build logs are attached.
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> What is the best way around this? Should we simply skip compilation on
>> >> >>> cross compile or is actually anybody relying on that? Or should I simply
>> >> >>> disable it for s390 and ppc?
>> >> >>
>> >> >> The whole thing seems very confused. It's not building for the target,
>> >> >> it's building for the host, ie. the Makefile sets hostprogs-m and
>> >> >> HOSTCFLAGS etc.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> So it can't possibly work with cross compiling as it's currently
>> >> >> written.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Either the Makefile needs some serious work to properly support cross
>> >> >> compiling or it should just be disabled when cross compiling.
>> >> >
>> >> > Hrm, yeah, the goal was to entirely disable cross compiling, but I
>> >> > guess we didn't hit it with a hard enough hammer. :)
>> >>
>> >> Do you know why it is written that way? Why doesn't it just try to cross
>> >> compile like normal code?
>> >
>> > No idea, sorry. All I know about this code is that it breaks my build
>> > testing.
>>
>> IIRC, one of the problems is with build ordering problems: the kernel
>> headers used by the samples aren't available when cross compiling.
>>
>> I'm happy to kill it entirely with Michal's patch, though. Feel free
>> to carry in your tree!
>>
>> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
>
> OK, so let's try to nuke it. How should I route this patch?

I'm fine if goes in via ppc (especially if it can land for 4.16). If
Michael doesn't want it, I can send it through my seccomp tree via
James Morris.

-Kees

>
> From 8d8457e96296538508e478f598d1c8b3406a8626 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:15:12 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] samples/seccomp: do not compile when cross compiled
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> samples/seccomp relies on the host setting which is not suitable for
> crosscompilation and it actually fails when crosscompiling s390 and
> powerpc all{yes,mod}config on x86_64 with
>
> samples/seccomp/bpf-helper.h:135:2: error: #error __BITS_PER_LONG value unusable.
> #error __BITS_PER_LONG value unusable.
> ^
> In file included from samples/seccomp/bpf-fancy.c:13:0:
> samples/seccomp/bpf-fancy.c: In function ‘main’:
> samples/seccomp/bpf-fancy.c:38:11: error: ‘__NR_exit’ undeclared (first use in this function)
> SYSCALL(__NR_exit, ALLOW),
>
> and many others. I am doing these for compile testing and it's been
> quite useful to catch issues. Crosscompiling sample code on the other
> hand doesn't seem all that important so it seems like the easiest way to
> simply disable samples/seccomp when crosscompiling.
>
> Fixing this properly is not that easy as Kees explains:
> : IIRC, one of the problems is with build ordering problems: the kernel
> : headers used by the samples aren't available when cross compiling.
>
> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> ---
> samples/seccomp/Makefile | 10 +---------
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/samples/seccomp/Makefile b/samples/seccomp/Makefile
> index 0e349b80686e..ba942e3ead89 100644
> --- a/samples/seccomp/Makefile
> +++ b/samples/seccomp/Makefile
> @@ -1,4 +1,5 @@
> # SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> +ifndef CROSS_COMPILE
> hostprogs-$(CONFIG_SAMPLE_SECCOMP) := bpf-fancy dropper bpf-direct
>
> HOSTCFLAGS_bpf-fancy.o += -I$(objtree)/usr/include
> @@ -16,7 +17,6 @@ HOSTCFLAGS_bpf-direct.o += -idirafter $(objtree)/include
> bpf-direct-objs := bpf-direct.o
>
> # Try to match the kernel target.
> -ifndef CROSS_COMPILE
> ifndef CONFIG_64BIT
>
> # s390 has -m31 flag to build 31 bit binaries
> @@ -35,12 +35,4 @@ HOSTLOADLIBES_bpf-fancy += $(MFLAG)
> HOSTLOADLIBES_dropper += $(MFLAG)
> endif
> always := $(hostprogs-m)
> -else
> -# MIPS system calls are defined based on the -mabi that is passed
> -# to the toolchain which may or may not be a valid option
> -# for the host toolchain. So disable tests if target architecture
> -# is MIPS but the host isn't.
> -ifndef CONFIG_MIPS
> -always := $(hostprogs-m)
> -endif
> endif
> --
> 2.15.1
>
> --
> Michal Hocko
> SUSE Labs



--
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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