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  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:   Mon, 8 Jul 2019 14:02:23 -0600
From:   Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>
To:     Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
Cc:     linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org, Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>,
        linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Michal Marek <michal.lkml@...kovi.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] kbuild: get rid of misleading $(AS) from documents

On Sun,  7 Jul 2019 01:25:08 +0900
Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com> wrote:

> The assembler files in the kernel are *.S instead of *.s, so they must
> be preprocessed. Since 'as' of GNU binutils is not able to preprocess,
> we always use $(CC) as an assembler driver.
> 
> $(AS) is almost unused in Kbuild. As of writing, there is just one place
> that directly invokes $(AS).
> 
>   $ git grep -e '$(AS)' -e '${AS}' -e '$AS' -e '$(AS:' -e '${AS:' -- :^Documentation
>   drivers/net/wan/Makefile:  AS68K = $(AS)
> 
> The documentation about *_AFLAGS* sounds like the flags were passed
> to $(AS). This is somewhat misleading.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
> Reviewed-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@...il.com>

Would you like me to send this up through the docs tree?

Thanks,

jon

Powered by blists - more mailing lists