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Date:	Sun, 13 Jul 2014 02:02:59 -0400
From:	Nick Krause <xerofoify@...il.com>
To:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>
Cc:	Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Disable RELOCATABLE for COMPILE_TEST with PPC64

On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 11:10 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
<benh@...nel.crashing.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-07-07 at 20:03 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> ping ...
>>
>> Ben, I know this is not perfect, but on the other side it is simple
>> and would be easy to backport. With this in place, a complete/clean
>> fix would not be as urgent. Any chance to get it applied ?
>
> Yes, that definitely helps, I'll include it as a band aid.
>
> Cheers,
> Ben.
>
>> Nick, this doesn't fix the allyesconfig build - it still fails with
>> relocation errors. But it does fix the allmodconfig build.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Guenter
>>
>> On 06/30/2014 11:45 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> > powerpc:allmodconfig has been failing for some time with the following
>> > error.
>> >
>> > arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S: Assembler messages:
>> > arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:1312: Error: attempt to move .org backwards
>> > make[1]: *** [arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.o] Error 1
>> >
>> > A number of attempts to fix the problem by moving around code have been
>> > unsuccessful and resulted in failed builds for some configurations and
>> > the discovery of toolchain bugs.
>> >
>> > Fix the problem by disabling RELOCATABLE for COMPILE_TEST builds instead.
>> > While this is less than perfect, it avoids substantial code changes
>> > which would otherwise be necessary just to make COMPILE_TEST builds
>> > happy and might have undesired side effects.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
>> > ---
>> >   arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 3 ++-
>> >   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> > index bd6dd6e..fefe7c8 100644
>> > --- a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> > +++ b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
>> > @@ -414,7 +414,7 @@ config KEXEC
>> >   config CRASH_DUMP
>> >     bool "Build a kdump crash kernel"
>> >     depends on PPC64 || 6xx || FSL_BOOKE || (44x && !SMP)
>> > -   select RELOCATABLE if PPC64 || 44x || FSL_BOOKE
>> > +   select RELOCATABLE if (PPC64 && !COMPILE_TEST) || 44x || FSL_BOOKE
>> >     help
>> >       Build a kernel suitable for use as a kdump capture kernel.
>> >       The same kernel binary can be used as production kernel and dump
>> > @@ -1017,6 +1017,7 @@ endmenu
>> >   if PPC64
>> >   config RELOCATABLE
>> >     bool "Build a relocatable kernel"
>> > +   depends on !COMPILE_TEST
>> >     select NONSTATIC_KERNEL
>> >     help
>> >       This builds a kernel image that is capable of running anywhere
>> >
>>
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>
Thanks for applying the patch. Works for me too.Sorry about the late
reply working on other build
issues and fix me messages.
Nick
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