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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MIPS: Support binutils configured with --enable-mips-fix-loongson3-llsc=yes
On Sat, Jan 09, 2021 at 08:30:47PM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> >From version 2.35, binutils can be configured with
> --enable-mips-fix-loongson3-llsc=yes, which means it defaults to
> -mfix-loongson3-llsc. This breaks labels which might then point at the
> wrong instruction.
>
> The workaround to explicitly pass -mno-fix-loongson3-llsc has been
> added in Linux version 5.1, but is only enabled when building a Loongson
> 64 kernel. As vendors might use a common toolchain for building Loongson
> and non-Loongson kernels, just move that workaround to
> arch/mips/Makefile. At the same time update the comments to reflect the
> current status.
>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # 5.1+
> Cc: YunQiang Su <syq@debian.org>
> Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>
> ---
> arch/mips/Makefile | 19 +++++++++++++++++++
> arch/mips/loongson64/Platform | 22 ----------------------
> 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)

I've applied it to mips-next, but I consider such changes as rather rude.
I would have expected, that the workaround is only enabled via command
line option and not by default.

Thomas.

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