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Subject[PATCH 4.17 003/101] x86/paravirt: Make native_save_fl() extern inline
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4.17-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>

commit d0a8d9378d16eb3c69bd8e6d23779fbdbee3a8c7 upstream.

native_save_fl() is marked static inline, but by using it as
a function pointer in arch/x86/kernel/paravirt.c, it MUST be outlined.

paravirt's use of native_save_fl() also requires that no GPRs other than
%rax are clobbered.

Compilers have different heuristics which they use to emit stack guard
code, the emittance of which can break paravirt's callee saved assumption
by clobbering %rcx.

Marking a function definition extern inline means that if this version
cannot be inlined, then the out-of-line version will be preferred. By
having the out-of-line version be implemented in assembly, it cannot be
instrumented with a stack protector, which might violate custom calling
conventions that code like paravirt rely on.

The semantics of extern inline has changed since gnu89. This means that
folks using GCC versions >= 5.1 may see symbol redefinition errors at
link time for subdirs that override KBUILD_CFLAGS (making the C standard
used implicit) regardless of this patch. This has been cleaned up
earlier in the patch set, but is left as a note in the commit message
for future travelers.

Reports:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/5/7/534
https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/16

Discussion:
https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37512
https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/5/24/1371

Thanks to the many folks that participated in the discussion.

Debugged-by: Alistair Strachan <astrachan@google.com>
Debugged-by: Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@chromium.org>
Suggested-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Suggested-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
Suggested-by: Tom Stellar <tstellar@redhat.com>
Reported-by: Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com>
Tested-by: Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
Acked-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: acme@redhat.com
Cc: akataria@vmware.com
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org
Cc: andrea.parri@amarulasolutions.com
Cc: ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org
Cc: aryabinin@virtuozzo.com
Cc: astrachan@google.com
Cc: boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com
Cc: brijesh.singh@amd.com
Cc: caoj.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com
Cc: geert@linux-m68k.org
Cc: ghackmann@google.com
Cc: gregkh@linuxfoundation.org
Cc: jan.kiszka@siemens.com
Cc: jarkko.sakkinen@linux.intel.com
Cc: joe@perches.com
Cc: jpoimboe@redhat.com
Cc: keescook@google.com
Cc: kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com
Cc: kstewart@linuxfoundation.org
Cc: linux-efi@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kbuild@vger.kernel.org
Cc: manojgupta@google.com
Cc: mawilcox@microsoft.com
Cc: michal.lkml@markovi.net
Cc: mjg59@google.com
Cc: mka@chromium.org
Cc: pombredanne@nexb.com
Cc: rientjes@google.com
Cc: rostedt@goodmis.org
Cc: thomas.lendacky@amd.com
Cc: tweek@google.com
Cc: virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
Cc: will.deacon@arm.com
Cc: yamada.masahiro@socionext.com
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180621162324.36656-4-ndesaulniers@google.com
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

---
arch/x86/include/asm/irqflags.h | 2 +-
arch/x86/kernel/Makefile | 1 +
arch/x86/kernel/irqflags.S | 26 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/irqflags.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/irqflags.h
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@
* Interrupt control:
*/

-static inline unsigned long native_save_fl(void)
+extern inline unsigned long native_save_fl(void)
{
unsigned long flags;

--- a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
@@ -61,6 +61,7 @@ obj-y += alternative.o i8253.o hw_brea
obj-y += tsc.o tsc_msr.o io_delay.o rtc.o
obj-y += pci-iommu_table.o
obj-y += resource.o
+obj-y += irqflags.o

obj-y += process.o
obj-y += fpu/
--- /dev/null
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/irqflags.S
@@ -0,0 +1,26 @@
+/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
+
+#include <asm/asm.h>
+#include <asm/export.h>
+#include <linux/linkage.h>
+
+/*
+ * unsigned long native_save_fl(void)
+ */
+ENTRY(native_save_fl)
+ pushf
+ pop %_ASM_AX
+ ret
+ENDPROC(native_save_fl)
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(native_save_fl)
+
+/*
+ * void native_restore_fl(unsigned long flags)
+ * %eax/%rdi: flags
+ */
+ENTRY(native_restore_fl)
+ push %_ASM_ARG1
+ popf
+ ret
+ENDPROC(native_restore_fl)
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(native_restore_fl)

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