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SubjectRe: [PATCH] objtool: fix build with future Make
2018-03-26 7:32 GMT+09:00 Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>:
> I tried building using a freshly built Make (4.2.1-69-g8a731d1), but the
> objtool build broke with
>
> orc_dump.c: In function ‘orc_dump’:
> orc_dump.c:106:2: error: ‘elf_getshnum’ is deprecated [-Werror=deprecated-declarations]
> if (elf_getshdrnum(elf, &nr_sections)) {
>
> Turns out that with that new Make, the backslash was not removed, so cpp
> didn't see a #include directive, grep found nothing, and
> -DLIBELF_USE_DEPRECATED was wrongly put in CFLAGS.
>
> Now, that new Make behaviour is documented in their NEWS file:
>
> * WARNING: Backward-incompatibility!
> Number signs (#) appearing inside a macro reference or function invocation
> no longer introduce comments and should not be escaped with backslashes:
> thus a call such as:
> foo := $(shell echo '#')
> is legal. Previously the number sign needed to be escaped, for example:
> foo := $(shell echo '\#')
> Now this latter will resolve to "\#". If you want to write makefiles
> portable to both versions, assign the number sign to a variable:
> C := \#
> foo := $(shell echo '$C')
> This was claimed to be fixed in 3.81, but wasn't, for some reason.
> To detect this change search for 'nocomment' in the .FEATURES variable.
>
> There are likely other places in the tree that will need fixing, so
> cc-ing Kbuild, but with this at least a x86-64 defconfig builds.
>
> Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>




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Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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