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Date:   Fri, 15 Mar 2019 23:10:39 +0900
From:   Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
To:     Douglas Anderson <dianders@...omium.org>
Cc:     Michal Marek <michal.lkml@...kovi.net>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: If the module stripping command fails the build
 should abort

On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 2:59 AM Douglas Anderson <dianders@...omium.org> wrote:
>
> If the call to strip returns an error code then it makes sense for the
> build to fail.  Currently we'll just chug along and ship unstripped
> modules.
>
> Fixes: e2a666d52b48 ("kbuild: sign the modules at install time")
> Signed-off-by: Douglas Anderson <dianders@...omium.org>


Did you see this problem in the latest kernel?

Since commit 3a2429e1faf40b2aaa481aa4b001a74d222c7e8b,
$(call cmd,...) is run with 'set -e'.

Any failure in a series of commands will let the build fail.


If you have the problem in old versions ( < 4.20),
I do not mind this patch for linux-stable.





> ---
>
>  scripts/Makefile.modinst | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/scripts/Makefile.modinst b/scripts/Makefile.modinst
> index ff5ca9817a85..5d05c43c6f31 100644
> --- a/scripts/Makefile.modinst
> +++ b/scripts/Makefile.modinst
> @@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ quiet_cmd_modules_install = INSTALL $@
>        cmd_modules_install = \
>      mkdir -p $(2) ; \
>      cp $@ $(2) ; \
> -    $(mod_strip_cmd) $(2)/$(notdir $@) ; \
> +    $(mod_strip_cmd) $(2)/$(notdir $@) && \
>      $(mod_sign_cmd) $(2)/$(notdir $@) $(patsubst %,|| true,$(KBUILD_EXTMOD)) && \
>      $(mod_compress_cmd) $(2)/$(notdir $@)
>
> --
> 2.21.0.360.g471c308f928-goog
>


--
Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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