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SubjectRe: [PATCH v8 2/6] module: allow symbol exports to be disabled
On Sun, 11 Mar 2018, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:

> To allow existing C code to be incorporated into the decompressor or
> the UEFI stub, introduce a CPP macro that turns all EXPORT_SYMBOL_xxx
> declarations into nops, and #define it in places where such exports
> are undesirable. Note that this gets rid of a rather dodgy redefine
> of linux/export.h's header guard.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>

Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@linaro.org>

> ---
> arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c | 5 +----
> drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/Makefile | 3 ++-
> include/linux/export.h | 11 ++++++++++-
> 3 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c
> index 8199a6187251..3a2a6d7049e4 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/boot/compressed/kaslr.c
> @@ -23,11 +23,8 @@
> * _ctype[] in lib/ctype.c is needed by isspace() of linux/ctype.h.
> * While both lib/ctype.c and lib/cmdline.c will bring EXPORT_SYMBOL
> * which is meaningless and will cause compiling error in some cases.
> - * So do not include linux/export.h and define EXPORT_SYMBOL(sym)
> - * as empty.
> */
> -#define _LINUX_EXPORT_H
> -#define EXPORT_SYMBOL(sym)
> +#define __DISABLE_EXPORTS
>
> #include "misc.h"
> #include "error.h"
> diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/Makefile b/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/Makefile
> index 7b3ba40f0745..896a882c89f4 100644
> --- a/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/Makefile
> +++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/Makefile
> @@ -20,7 +20,8 @@ cflags-$(CONFIG_EFI_ARMSTUB) += -I$(srctree)/scripts/dtc/libfdt
> KBUILD_CFLAGS := $(cflags-y) -DDISABLE_BRANCH_PROFILING \
> -D__NO_FORTIFY \
> $(call cc-option,-ffreestanding) \
> - $(call cc-option,-fno-stack-protector)
> + $(call cc-option,-fno-stack-protector) \
> + -D__DISABLE_EXPORTS
>
> GCOV_PROFILE := n
> KASAN_SANITIZE := n
> diff --git a/include/linux/export.h b/include/linux/export.h
> index 1a1dfdb2a5c6..25005b55b079 100644
> --- a/include/linux/export.h
> +++ b/include/linux/export.h
> @@ -72,7 +72,16 @@ extern struct module __this_module;
> __attribute__((section("___ksymtab" sec "+" #sym), used)) \
> = { (unsigned long)&sym, __kstrtab_##sym }
>
> -#if defined(__KSYM_DEPS__)
> +#if defined(__DISABLE_EXPORTS)
> +
> +/*
> + * Allow symbol exports to be disabled completely so that C code may
> + * be reused in other execution contexts such as the UEFI stub or the
> + * decompressor.
> + */
> +#define __EXPORT_SYMBOL(sym, sec)
> +
> +#elif defined(__KSYM_DEPS__)
>
> /*
> * For fine grained build dependencies, we want to tell the build system
> --
> 2.15.1
>
>

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