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SubjectRe: Question about "asm/rwonce.h: No such file or directory"
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On 11/12/19 8:31 PM, Will Deacon wrote:
> [+lkml, Masahiro, Alexei and Daniel]
>
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 04:56:39PM +0800, Xiao Yang wrote:
>> With your patch[1], I alway get the following error when building
>> tools/bpf:
> In case people want to reproduce this, my branch is here:
>
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/will/linux.git/log/?h=lto
>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> make -C tools/bpf/
>> make: Entering directory
>> '/usr/src/perf_selftests-x86_64-rhel-7.6-642a312d47ceb54603630d9d04f5052f3b46d9a3/tools/bpf'
>>
>> Auto-detecting system features:
>> ... libbfd: [ on ]
>> ... disassembler-four-args: [ OFF ]
>>
>> CC bpf_jit_disasm.o
>> CC bpf_dbg.o
>> In file included from
>> /usr/src/perf_selftests-x86_64-rhel-7.6-642a312d47ceb54603630d9d04f5052f3b46d9a3/include/uapi/linux/filter.h:9:0,
>> from
>> /usr/src/perf_selftests-x86_64-rhel-7.6-642a312d47ceb54603630d9d04f5052f3b46d9a3/tools/bpf/bpf_dbg.c:41:
>> /usr/src/perf_selftests-x86_64-rhel-7.6-642a312d47ceb54603630d9d04f5052f3b46d9a3/include/linux/compiler.h:247:24:
>> fatal error: asm/rwonce.h: No such file or directory
>> #include <asm/rwonce.h>
>> ^
>> compilation terminated.
>> Makefile:61: recipe for target 'bpf_dbg.o' failed
>> make: *** [bpf_dbg.o] Error 1
>> make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
>> make: Leaving directory
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> [1] https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/will/linux.git/commit/?h=lto&id=642a312d47ceb54603630d9d04f5052f3b46d9a3
>>
>> It seems that include/linux/compiler.h cannot find the asm/rwonce.h because
>> tools/bpf/Makefile doesn't include arch/*/include/generated/asm/rwonce.h.
> The problem with referring to the generated files is that they don't exist
> unless you've configured the main source directory. The real problem here
> seems to be that tools/bpf/ refers directly to header files in the kernel
> sources without any understanding of kbuild, and therefore mandatory-y
> headers simply don't exist when it goes looking for them.
>
> Perhaps it's possible to introduce a dependency on a top-level "make
> asm-generic" so that we can reference the generated headers from the arch
> directly. Thoughts?

Hi Will,


Thanks for your reply.

I tried to do "make asm-generic" operation before, but it just generated
asm/rwonce.h

in arch/*/include/generated directory and building tools/bpf still
cannot find it.

Perhaps, the Makefile of tools/bpf needs to be improved.


Best Regards,

Xiao Yang

>
> Will

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