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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next] fbdev: c2p: Fix link failure on non-inlining
Hi Yamada-san,

On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 12:45 PM Masahiro Yamada
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 7:13 PM Geert Uytterhoeven <> wrote:
> > When the compiler decides not to inline the Chunky-to-Planar core
> > functions, the build fails with:
> >
> > c2p_planar.c:(.text+0xd6): undefined reference to `c2p_unsupported'
> > c2p_planar.c:(.text+0x1dc): undefined reference to `c2p_unsupported'
> > c2p_iplan2.c:(.text+0xc4): undefined reference to `c2p_unsupported'
> > c2p_iplan2.c:(.text+0x150): undefined reference to `c2p_unsupported'
> >
> > Fix this by marking the functions __always_inline.
> >
> > Reported-by:
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
> > ---
> > Fixes: 025f072e5823947c ("compiler: enable CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_INLINING forcibly")
> >
> > As this is a patch in akpm's tree, the commit ID in the Fixes tag is not
> > stable.
> BTW, that Fixes tag is incorrect.
> Irrespective of 025f072e5823947c, you could manually enable
> CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_INLINING from menuconfig etc.

Merely enabling that doesn't help.
You also need CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE=y, while the
Which is why my all{mod,yes}config builds never caught that :-(

> So, this build error would have been found much earlier
> if somebody had been running randconfig tests on m68k.

It's been a while I did that...

BTW, does randconfig randomize choices these days?
I remember it didn't use to do that.

> It is impossible to detect this error on other architectures
> because the driver config options are guarded by
> 'depends on ATARI' or 'depends on AMIGA'.
> The correct tag is:
> Fixes: 9012d011660e ("compiler: allow all arches to enable
> The commit id is stable.

Thanks, will update.

> As an additional work,
> depends on (AMIGA || COMPILE_TEST)
> would be nice unless this driver contains m68k-specific code.

The Amiga and Atari frame buffer drivers need <asm/{amiga,atari}hw.h>,
and the Atari driver contains inline asm.

The C2P code could be put behind its own Kconfig symbol, I guess.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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