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Date:	Sat,  5 Apr 2014 10:25:49 -0400
From:	Mark Salter <>
To:	Catalin Marinas <>
Cc:	Jean Pihet <>,
	Will Deacon <>,,,
	Mark Salter <>
Subject: [PATCH] arm64: fix !CONFIG_COMPAT build failures

Recent arm64 builds using CONFIG_ARM64_64K_PAGES are failing with:

  arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c: In function ‘perf_reg_abi’:
  arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c:41:2: error: implicit declaration of function ‘is_compat_thread’

  arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c:1398:2: error: unknown type name ‘compat_uptr_t’

This is due to some recent arm64 perf commits with compat support:

  commit 23c7d70d55c6d9:
    ARM64: perf: add support for frame pointer unwinding in compat mode

  commit 2ee0d7fd36a3f8:
    ARM64: perf: add support for perf registers API

Those patches make the arm64 kernel unbuildable if CONFIG_COMPAT is not
defined and CONFIG_ARM64_64K_PAGES depends on !CONFIG_COMPAT. This patch
allows the arm64 kernel to build with and without CONFIG_COMPAT.

Signed-off-by: Mark Salter <>
 arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c | 4 ++++
 arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c  | 2 ++
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c
index e868c72..baf5afb 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c
@@ -1386,6 +1386,7 @@ user_backtrace(struct frame_tail __user *tail,
 	return buftail.fp;
  * The registers we're interested in are at the end of the variable
  * length saved register structure. The fp points at the end of this
@@ -1430,6 +1431,7 @@ compat_user_backtrace(struct compat_frame_tail __user *tail,
 	return (struct compat_frame_tail __user *)compat_ptr(buftail.fp) - 1;
+#endif /* CONFIG_COMPAT */
 void perf_callchain_user(struct perf_callchain_entry *entry,
 			 struct pt_regs *regs)
@@ -1451,6 +1453,7 @@ void perf_callchain_user(struct perf_callchain_entry *entry,
 		       tail && !((unsigned long)tail & 0xf))
 			tail = user_backtrace(tail, entry);
 	} else {
 		/* AARCH32 compat mode */
 		struct compat_frame_tail __user *tail;
@@ -1459,6 +1462,7 @@ void perf_callchain_user(struct perf_callchain_entry *entry,
 		while ((entry->nr < PERF_MAX_STACK_DEPTH) &&
 			tail && !((unsigned long)tail & 0x3))
 			tail = compat_user_backtrace(tail, entry);
diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c
index f2d6f0a..422ebd6 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c
+++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/perf_regs.c
@@ -2,6 +2,8 @@
 #include <linux/kernel.h>
 #include <linux/perf_event.h>
 #include <linux/bug.h>
+#include <asm/compat.h>
 #include <asm/perf_regs.h>
 #include <asm/ptrace.h>

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