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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/4] arm64: vdso32: drop the test for dmb ishld
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On 10/20/21 12:36 AM, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> Binutils added support for this instruction in commit
> e797f7e0b2bedc9328d4a9a0ebc63ca7a2dbbebc which shipped in 2.24 (just
> missing the 2.33 release) but was cherry-picked into 2.23 in commit

s/just missing the 2.33 release/just missing the 2.23 release/

> 27a50d6755bae906bc73b4ec1a8b448467f0bea1. Thanks to Christian and Simon
> for helping me with the patch archaeology.
>
> According to Documentation/process/changes.rst, the minimum supported
> version of binutils is 2.23. Since all supported versions of GAS support
> this instruction, drop the assembler invocation, preprocessor
> flags/guards, and the cross assembler macro that's now unused.
>
> This also avoids a recursive self reference in a follow up cleanup
> patch.
>
> Cc: Christian Biesinger <cbiesinger@google.com>
> Cc: Simon Marchi <simon.marchi@polymtl.ca>
> Signed-off-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>

Otherwise:

Reviewed-by: Vincenzo Frascino <vincenzo.frascino@arm.com>

> ---
> Changes v1 -> v2:
> * Fix typos (2.33 -> 2.23, 2.34 -> 2.24) as per Christian.
>
> arch/arm64/include/asm/vdso/compat_barrier.h | 2 +-
> arch/arm64/kernel/vdso32/Makefile | 8 --------
> 2 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/include/asm/vdso/compat_barrier.h b/arch/arm64/include/asm/vdso/compat_barrier.h
> index 3fd8fd6d8fc2..fb60a88b5ed4 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/include/asm/vdso/compat_barrier.h
> +++ b/arch/arm64/include/asm/vdso/compat_barrier.h
> @@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
>
> #define dmb(option) __asm__ __volatile__ ("dmb " #option : : : "memory")
>
> -#if __LINUX_ARM_ARCH__ >= 8 && defined(CONFIG_AS_DMB_ISHLD)
> +#if __LINUX_ARM_ARCH__ >= 8
> #define aarch32_smp_mb() dmb(ish)
> #define aarch32_smp_rmb() dmb(ishld)
> #define aarch32_smp_wmb() dmb(ishst)
> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/vdso32/Makefile b/arch/arm64/kernel/vdso32/Makefile
> index 3dba0c4f8f42..89299a26638b 100644
> --- a/arch/arm64/kernel/vdso32/Makefile
> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/vdso32/Makefile
> @@ -29,8 +29,6 @@ cc32-option = $(call try-run,\
> $(CC_COMPAT) $(1) -c -x c /dev/null -o "$$TMP",$(1),$(2))
> cc32-disable-warning = $(call try-run,\
> $(CC_COMPAT) -W$(strip $(1)) -c -x c /dev/null -o "$$TMP",-Wno-$(strip $(1)))
> -cc32-as-instr = $(call try-run,\
> - printf "%b\n" "$(1)" | $(CC_COMPAT) $(VDSO_AFLAGS) -c -x assembler -o "$$TMP" -,$(2),$(3))
>
> # We cannot use the global flags to compile the vDSO files, the main reason
> # being that the 32-bit compiler may be older than the main (64-bit) compiler
> @@ -113,12 +111,6 @@ endif
> VDSO_AFLAGS := $(VDSO_CAFLAGS)
> VDSO_AFLAGS += -D__ASSEMBLY__
>
> -# Check for binutils support for dmb ishld
> -dmbinstr := $(call cc32-as-instr,dmb ishld,-DCONFIG_AS_DMB_ISHLD=1)
> -
> -VDSO_CFLAGS += $(dmbinstr)
> -VDSO_AFLAGS += $(dmbinstr)
> -
> # From arm vDSO Makefile
> VDSO_LDFLAGS += -Bsymbolic --no-undefined -soname=linux-vdso.so.1
> VDSO_LDFLAGS += -z max-page-size=4096 -z common-page-size=4096
>

--
Regards,
Vincenzo

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