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SubjectRe: [RFC v1 0/2] um: drop broken features to fix allyesconfig
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On 06/12/2019 02:01, Brendan Higgins wrote:
> # TL;DR
>
> This patchset drops two broken features in an attempt to get
> allyesconfig closer to working for ARCH=um.
>
> # What am I trying to do?
>
> This patchset is part of my attempt to get `make ARCH=um allyesconfig`
> to produce a config that will build *and* boot to init, so that I can
> use it as a mechanism to run tests[1].
>
> # How far away are we from an allyesconfig UML kernel?
>
> I have identified 33 Kconfigs that are selected by allyesconfig, but
> will either not build on UML, or prevent it from booting. They are:
>
> CONFIG_STATIC_LINK=y
> CONFIG_UML_NET_PCAP=y
> CONFIG_NET_PTP_CLASSIFY=y
> CONFIG_IP_VS=y
> CONFIG_BRIDGE_EBT_BROUTE=y
> CONFIG_BRIDGE_EBT_T_FILTER=y
> CONFIG_BRIDGE_EBT_T_NAT=y
> CONFIG_MTD_NAND_CADENCE=y
> CONFIG_MTD_NAND_NANDSIM=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_NULL_BLK=y
> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM=y
> CONFIG_SCSI_DEBUG=y
> CONFIG_NET_VENDOR_XILINX=y
> CONFIG_NULL_TTY=y
> CONFIG_PTP_1588_CLOCK=y
> CONFIG_PINCTRL_EQUILIBRIUM=y
> CONFIG_DMABUF_SELFTESTS=y
> CONFIG_COMEDI=y
> CONFIG_XIL_AXIS_FIFO=y
> CONFIG_EXFAT_FS=y
> CONFIG_STM_DUMMY=y
> CONFIG_FSI_MASTER_ASPEED=y
> CONFIG_JFS_FS=y
> CONFIG_UBIFS_FS=y
> CONFIG_CRAMFS=y
> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_SAFEXCEL=y
> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_AMLOGIC_GXL=y
> CONFIG_KCOV=y
> CONFIG_LKDTM=y
> CONFIG_REED_SOLOMON_TEST=y
> CONFIG_TEST_RHASHTABLE=y
> CONFIG_TEST_MEMINIT=y
> CONFIG_NETWORK_PHY_TIMESTAMPING=y
>
> This patchset attempts to deal with CONFIG_STATIC_LINK=y and
> CONFIG_UML_NET_PCAP=y by just removing them since they are broken and
> appear to have been broken for some time. (I am aware of the taboo of
> dropping configs, but given the amount of time they have been broken, I
> figured that I might be able to get away with it in this case, which is
> easier than trying to actually fix them.)
>
> I also have a patch out to fix CONFIG_EXFAT_FS=y[2].
>
> After this I plan on going after
>
> CONFIG_PINCTRL_EQUILIBRIUM=y
> CONFIG_MTD_NAND_CADENCE=y
> CONFIG_FSI_MASTER_ASPEED=y
> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_SAFEXCEL=y
> CONFIG_XIL_AXIS_FIFO=y
> CONFIG_CRYPTO_DEV_AMLOGIC_GXL=y
> CONFIG_XILINX_AXI_EMAC=y
>
> the problem with these is that they depend on
> devm_platform_ioremap_resource without explicitly depending on
> CONFIG_HAS_IOMEM=y.
>
> Also note that I don't think that CONFIG_NULL_TTY=y is actually broken
> on UML; however, console seems to get assigned to the null TTY by
> default when it is enabled, so I added it to the list for the sake of
> completeness.
>
> The other broken configs require more investigation (I would welcome
> help, if anyone is interested ;-) ).
>
> # Why won't allyesconfig break again after this series of fixes?
>
> As I mentioned above, I am using UML for testing the kernel, and I am
> currently working on getting my tests to run on KernelCI. As part of our
> testing procedure for KernelCI, we are planning on building a UML kernel
> using allyesconfig and running our tests on it. Thus, we will find out
> very quickly once someone breaks allyesconfig again once we get this all
> working.
>
> Brendan Higgins (2):
> um: drivers: remove support for UML_NET_PCAP
> uml: remove support for CONFIG_STATIC_LINK
>
> arch/um/Kconfig | 23 +----
> arch/um/Makefile | 3 +-
> arch/um/drivers/Kconfig | 16 ----
> arch/um/drivers/Makefile | 17 +---
> arch/um/drivers/pcap_kern.c | 113 ----------------------
> arch/um/drivers/pcap_user.c | 137 ---------------------------
> arch/um/drivers/pcap_user.h | 21 -----
> arch/um/kernel/dyn.lds.S | 170 ----------------------------------
> arch/um/kernel/uml.lds.S | 115 -----------------------
> arch/um/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S | 175 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> 10 files changed, 174 insertions(+), 616 deletions(-)
> delete mode 100644 arch/um/drivers/pcap_kern.c
> delete mode 100644 arch/um/drivers/pcap_user.c
> delete mode 100644 arch/um/drivers/pcap_user.h
> delete mode 100644 arch/um/kernel/dyn.lds.S
> delete mode 100644 arch/um/kernel/uml.lds.S
>
> Looking forward to hearing people's thoughts!
>
> [1] https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=205223
> [2] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11273771/
>

Patch for pcap: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=938962#79


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