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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use 'imply' with SEV Kconfig CRYPTO dependencies
On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 4:46 PM, Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de> wrote:
> + Tom and Brijesh.
>
> On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 10:12:53AM -0500, Janakarajan Natarajan wrote:
>> Use Kconfig imply 'option' when specifying SEV CRYPTO dependencies.
>>
>> Example configuration:
>> .
>> .
>> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_CCP=y
>> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD=m
>> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_SP_CCP=y
>> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_CRYPTO=m
>> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP=y
>> .
>> .
>> CONFIG_KVM_AMD=y
>> CONFIG_KVM_AMD_SEV=y
>> .
>> .
>>
>> When the CRYPTO_DEV_SP_DD is m, KVM_AMD set to y produces compile time
>> errors.
>>
>> Since KVM_AMD_SEV depends on KVM_AMD and CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD, the
>> issue can be prevented by using 'imply' Kconfig option when specifying
>> the CRYPTO dependencies.
>>
>> Fixes: 505c9e94d832 ("KVM: x86: prefer "depends on" to "select" for SEV")
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Janakarajan Natarajan <Janakarajan.Natarajan@amd.com>
>> ---
>> arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig | 4 +++-
>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
>> index 92fd433..d9b16b7 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
>> +++ b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
>> @@ -85,7 +85,9 @@ config KVM_AMD_SEV
>> def_bool y
>> bool "AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) support"
>> depends on KVM_AMD && X86_64
>> - depends on CRYPTO_DEV_CCP && CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD && CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP
>> + imply CRYPTO_DEV_CCP
>> + imply CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD
>> + imply CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP
>> ---help---
>> Provides support for launching Encrypted VMs on AMD processors.
>
> Well, this solves the build issue but I just created a config:
>
> $ grep -E "(KVM|PSP)" .config | grep -v '#'
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_IRQCHIP=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_IRQFD=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_IRQ_ROUTING=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_EVENTFD=y
> CONFIG_KVM_MMIO=y
> CONFIG_KVM_ASYNC_PF=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_MSI=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_CPU_RELAX_INTERCEPT=y
> CONFIG_KVM_VFIO=y
> CONFIG_KVM_GENERIC_DIRTYLOG_READ_PROTECT=y
> CONFIG_KVM_COMPAT=y
> CONFIG_HAVE_KVM_IRQ_BYPASS=y
> CONFIG_KVM=y
> CONFIG_KVM_AMD=m
>
> which builds but the PSP functionality is not there. And I don't think
> this is serving the user: she should be able to select what she wants
> and get the required functionality added and not have build errors with
> any possible configuration.
>
> Now, looking at the security processor Kconfig stuff, it is somewhat
> confusing but maybe I didn't look at it long enough. A couple of points:
>
> config CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD
> tristate "Secure Processor device driver"
>
> If this is going to be the top-level menu item for the SP, call that
>
> CRYPTO_DEV_SP
>
> to mean, this is the security processor. CCP_DD is confusing because you
> have CRYPTO_DEV_SP_CCP which is the crypto coprocessor support.
>
> And "DD" for device driver is a pure tautology - most of the Kconfig
> items are device drivers :)
>
> Then,
>
> config KVM_AMD_SEV
> def_bool y
> bool "AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) support"
> depends on KVM_AMD && X86_64
> depends on CRYPTO_DEV_CCP && CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD && CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP
>
> that last line is pulling the required functionality for SEV but - and
> I *think* we have talked about this before - having a hierarchical
> dependency should make this a lot clearer and fix the build issues along
> the way.
>
> Because, IMHO, KVM_AMD_SEV should depend only on CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP -
> i.e., the PSP device because SEV needs the PSP, right?
>
> Now, the PSP device *itself* should depend on whatever it needs to
> function properly, CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD I guess.
>
> But SEV should not depend on CRYPTO_DEV_CCP - which is the top-level
> Kconfig item - that should be expressed implicitly through the
> dependency chain where PSP ends up depending on it.
>
> So that you have one-hop deps:
>
> KVM_SEV -> PSP -> CCP -> ...
>
> IOW, a config item, say PSP - if enabled - should make sure it
> selects/depends on everything it needs to function. The upper level
> item KVM_SEV - which selects/depends on that config item shouldn't
> be responsible for making sure the correct items for PSP's proper
> functioning are enabled - that's PSP's item's job.
>
> Makes sense?
>
> Maybe I'm missing something but applying this simple logic would prevent
> such Kconfig build issues and make the whole dependency chain almost
> trivial.
>
> Thx.

*kind ping*

Felix just reported me that build failure too.

--
Thanks,
//richard

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