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Date:   Wed, 27 Feb 2019 21:42:16 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
To:     Linux Kbuild mailing list <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     Kieran Bingham <kbingham@...nel.org>,
        Michal Marek <michal.lkml@...kovi.net>,
        Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@...ibm.com>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] scripts/gdb: delay generation of gdb constants.py

On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 6:34 PM Masahiro Yamada
<yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com> wrote:
>
> scripts/gdb/linux/constants.py is never used in the kernel build
> process. There is no good reason to create it so early.
>
> Get it out of the 'prepare' stage.
>
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
> ---

Added Kieran's Reviewed-by, and applied to linux-kbuild.


>
>  Kbuild   | 10 ----------
>  Makefile | 11 +++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Kbuild b/Kbuild
> index 65db5be..4cebcc7 100644
> --- a/Kbuild
> +++ b/Kbuild
> @@ -6,7 +6,6 @@
>  # 2) Generate timeconst.h
>  # 3) Generate asm-offsets.h (may need bounds.h and timeconst.h)
>  # 4) Check for missing system calls
> -# 5) Generate constants.py (may need bounds.h)
>
>  #####
>  # 1) Generate bounds.h
> @@ -58,14 +57,5 @@ quiet_cmd_syscalls = CALL    $<
>  missing-syscalls: scripts/checksyscalls.sh $(offsets-file) FORCE
>         $(call cmd,syscalls)
>
> -#####
> -# 5) Generate constants for Python GDB integration
> -#
> -
> -extra-$(CONFIG_GDB_SCRIPTS) += build_constants_py
> -
> -build_constants_py: $(timeconst-file) $(bounds-file)
> -       @$(MAKE) $(build)=scripts/gdb/linux $@
> -
>  # Keep these three files during make clean
>  no-clean-files := $(bounds-file) $(offsets-file) $(timeconst-file)
> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
> index 88db36b..26dbcb7 100644
> --- a/Makefile
> +++ b/Makefile
> @@ -1513,6 +1513,17 @@ PHONY += $(DOC_TARGETS)
>  $(DOC_TARGETS): scripts_basic FORCE
>         $(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=Documentation $@
>
> +# Misc
> +# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> +
> +PHONY += scripts_gdb
> +scripts_gdb: prepare
> +       $(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=scripts/gdb/linux build_constants_py
> +
> +ifdef CONFIG_GDB_SCRIPTS
> +all: scripts_gdb
> +endif
> +
>  else # KBUILD_EXTMOD
>
>  ###
> --
> 2.7.4
>


-- 
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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