lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Sun, 02 Apr 2017 03:48:10 +0100
From:   Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:     Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        stable@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.16 00/19] 3.16.43-rc1 review

On Sat, 2017-04-01 at 23:40 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-04-01 at 10:43 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> [snip list of MIPS failures]
> > I tried to build mips:allnoconfig with the following binutils versions.
> > They all fail with the same errors.
> > 	2.22 (from Poky version 1.3)
> > 	2.22 (kernel toolchain, gcc 4.6.3)
> > 	2.24 (kernel toolchain, gcc 4.9.0)
> > 	2.26.1 (buildroot toolchain, gcc 5.4.0)
> > 
> > Bisect points to commit c4cf8e3a3e8f as the culprit.
> > 
> > Details are available at http://kerneltests.org/builders.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, just reverting this one patch doesn't work.
> > Reverting
> > 
> > f1ece3b9dd5e MIPS: Fix build with binutils 2.24.51+
> > f8547d2f97c8 MIPS: init upper 64b of vector registers when MSA is first used
> > c4cf8e3a3e8f MIPS: save/restore MSACSR register on context switch
> > 
> > fixes the problem, at least for an allnoconfig build with binutils 2.24.
> 
> I've now tested with binutils 2.25 and 2.28 and added these:
> 
> 558155a0a731 MIPS: allow msa.h to be included in assembly files
> 631afc65e8f4 MIPS: Push .set mips64r* into the functions needing it
> f23ce3883a30 MIPS: assume at as source/dest of MSA copy/insert instructions
> a3a49810c55e MIPS: remove MSA macro recursion
> e1bebbab1eae MIPS: wrap cfcmsa & ctcmsa accesses for toolchains with MSA support
> 
> which resolve the build regressions for these versions at least.
[...]

Also added:

5e32033e14ca MIPS: mipsregs.h: Add write_32bit_cp1_register()
d76e9b9fc5de MIPS: traps: Fix inline asm ctc1 missing .set hardfloat

to address 3 remaining build failures on your build farm.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so
ingenious.

Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (834 bytes)

Powered by blists - more mailing lists