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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5.6 00/23] 5.6.1-rc1 review
Em Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 11:20:37AM -0700, Linus Torvalds escreveu:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 11:08 AM Naresh Kamboju
> <> wrote:
> >
> > Perf build broken on Linux next and mainline and now on stable-rc-5.6 branch.
> Strange. What is it that triggers the problem for you? It works fine
> here.. The error looks like some kind of command line quoting error,
> but I don't see the direct cause.
> Have you bisected the failure? Build failures should be particularly
> easy and quick to bisect.

Naresh, can you try with the patch below? There was some back and forth
about a second patch in a series and this fell thru the cracks.

And also, BTW, can you please send me instructions on how to get hold of
the toolchain you use to crossbuild perf, so that I can add it to my set
of test build containers?

- Arnaldo


From: He Zhe <>

The $(CC) passed to may include a series of parameters
along with gcc itself. To avoid overwriting the following parameters of and break the build like below, we just pick up the
first word of the $(CC).

find: unknown predicate `-m64/arch'
x86_64-wrs-linux-gcc: warning: '-x c' after last input file has no effect
x86_64-wrs-linux-gcc: error: unrecognized command line option '-m64/include/uapi/asm-generic/errno.h'
x86_64-wrs-linux-gcc: fatal error: no input files

Signed-off-by: He Zhe <>
tools/perf/Makefile.perf | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Makefile.perf b/tools/perf/Makefile.perf
index 3eda9d4..7114c11 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Makefile.perf
+++ b/tools/perf/Makefile.perf
@@ -573,7 +573,7 @@ arch_errno_hdr_dir := $(srctree)/tools
arch_errno_tbl := $(srctree)/tools/perf/trace/beauty/

$(arch_errno_name_array): $(arch_errno_tbl)
- $(Q)$(SHELL) '$(arch_errno_tbl)' $(CC) $(arch_errno_hdr_dir) > $@
+ $(Q)$(SHELL) '$(arch_errno_tbl)' $(firstword $(CC)) $(arch_errno_hdr_dir) > $@

sync_file_range_arrays := $(beauty_outdir)/sync_file_range_arrays.c
sync_file_range_tbls := $(srctree)/tools/perf/trace/beauty/
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