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SubjectRe: [PATCH] xfs: Fix xfs_dir2_sf_entry_t size check
Hi Arnd,

On 1/13/20 1:55 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 10:01 PM Vincenzo Frascino
> <> wrote:
>> Hi Darrick,
>> On 09/01/2020 16:50, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
>>> This sounds like gcc getting confused by the zero length array. Though
>>> it's odd that randconfig breaks, but defconfig doesn't? This sounds
>>> like one of the kernel gcc options causing problems.
>> This is what I started suspecting as well.
> The important bit into the configuration is
> # CONFIG_AEABI is not set
> With ARM OABI (which you get when EABI is disabled), structures are padded
> to multiples of 32 bits. See commits 8353a649f577 ("xfs: kill
> xfs_dir2_sf_off_t")
> and aa2dd0ad4d6d ("xfs: remove __arch_pack"). Those could be partially
> reverted to fix it again, but it doesn't seem worth it as there is
> probably nobody
> running XFS on OABI machines (actually with the build failure we can
> be fairly sure there isn't ;-).

Thanks for this, for some reasons I was convinced that CONFIG_AEABI was set in
this configuration file as I reported as well in my previous email.
Since it is OABI makes sense disabling xfs for randconfig purposes.


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