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SubjectRe: [PATCH bpf] libbpf: Fix build on read-only filesystems
On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 9:45 PM Andrii Nakryiko
<andrii.nakryiko@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 7:05 PM Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > I got the following error when I tried to build perf on a read-only
> > filesystem with O=dir option.
> >
> > $ cd /some/where/ro/linux/tools/perf
> > $ make O=$HOME/build/perf
> > ...
> > CC /home/namhyung/build/perf/lib.o
> > /bin/sh: bpf_helper_defs.h: Read-only file system
> > make[3]: *** [Makefile:184: bpf_helper_defs.h] Error 1
> > make[2]: *** [Makefile.perf:778: /home/namhyung/build/perf/libbpf.a] Error 2
> > make[2]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> > LD /home/namhyung/build/perf/libperf-in.o
> > AR /home/namhyung/build/perf/libperf.a
> > PERF_VERSION = 5.4.0
> > make[1]: *** [Makefile.perf:225: sub-make] Error 2
> > make: *** [Makefile:70: all] Error 2
> >
> > It was becaused bpf_helper_defs.h was generated in current directory.
> > Move it to OUTPUT directory.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
> > ---
>
> Looks good, thanks!

just one minor thing: bpf_helper_defs.h has to be added to .gitignore
under selftests/bpf now

>
> Tested-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>
> Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@fb.com>
>
> > tools/lib/bpf/Makefile | 15 ++++++++-------
> > tools/testing/selftests/bpf/Makefile | 6 +++---
> > 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
> >
>
> [...]

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