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SubjectRe: [PATCH] libbpf: Fix readelf output parsing for Fedora
On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 2:11 AM Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo
<cascardo@canonical.com> wrote:
>
> Fedora binutils has been patched to show "other info" for a symbol at the
> end of the line. This was done in order to support unmaintained scripts
> that would break with the extra info. [1]
>
> [1] https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/binutils/c/b8265c46f7ddae23a792ee8306fbaaeacba83bf8
>
> This in turn has been done to fix the build of ruby, because of checksec.
> [2] Thanks Michael Ellerman for the pointer.
>
> [2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1479302
>
> As libbpf Makefile is not unmaintained, we can simply deal with either
> output format, by just removing the "other info" field, as it always comes
> inside brackets.
>
> Cc: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>
> Fixes: 3464afdf11f9 (libbpf: Fix readelf output parsing on powerpc with recent binutils)
> Reported-by: Justin Forbes <jmforbes@linuxtx.org>
> Signed-off-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@canonical.com>
> ---

I was briefly playing with it and trying to make it use nm to dump
symbols, instead of parsing more human-oriented output of readelf, but
somehow nm doesn't output symbols with @@LIBBPF.* suffix at the end,
so I just gave up. So I think this one is good.

This should go through bpf-next tree.

Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>


> tools/lib/bpf/Makefile | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/tools/lib/bpf/Makefile b/tools/lib/bpf/Makefile
> index defae23a0169..23ae06c43d08 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/bpf/Makefile
> +++ b/tools/lib/bpf/Makefile
> @@ -147,6 +147,7 @@ TAGS_PROG := $(if $(shell which etags 2>/dev/null),etags,ctags)
>
> GLOBAL_SYM_COUNT = $(shell readelf -s --wide $(BPF_IN_SHARED) | \
> cut -d "@" -f1 | sed 's/_v[0-9]_[0-9]_[0-9].*//' | \
> + sed 's/\[.*\]//' | \
> awk '/GLOBAL/ && /DEFAULT/ && !/UND/ {print $$NF}' | \
> sort -u | wc -l)
> VERSIONED_SYM_COUNT = $(shell readelf -s --wide $(OUTPUT)libbpf.so | \
> @@ -213,6 +214,7 @@ check_abi: $(OUTPUT)libbpf.so
> "versioned in $(VERSION_SCRIPT)." >&2; \
> readelf -s --wide $(BPF_IN_SHARED) | \
> cut -d "@" -f1 | sed 's/_v[0-9]_[0-9]_[0-9].*//' | \
> + sed 's/\[.*\]//' | \
> awk '/GLOBAL/ && /DEFAULT/ && !/UND/ {print $$NF}'| \
> sort -u > $(OUTPUT)libbpf_global_syms.tmp; \
> readelf -s --wide $(OUTPUT)libbpf.so | \
> --
> 2.24.0
>

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