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Date:   Tue, 5 May 2020 14:36:02 +0200
From:   Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
To:     Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com>, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] KVM: selftests: Fix build for evmcs.h

On 05/05/20 00:06, Peter Xu wrote:
> I got this error when building kvm selftests:
> 
> /usr/bin/ld: /home/xz/git/linux/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/libkvm.a(vmx.o):/home/xz/git/linux/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h:222: multiple definition of `current_evmcs'; /tmp/cco1G48P.o:/home/xz/git/linux/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h:222: first defined here
> /usr/bin/ld: /home/xz/git/linux/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/libkvm.a(vmx.o):/home/xz/git/linux/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h:223: multiple definition of `current_vp_assist'; /tmp/cco1G48P.o:/home/xz/git/linux/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h:223: first defined here
> 
> I think it's because evmcs.h is included both in a test file and a lib file so
> the structs have multiple declarations when linking.  After all it's not a good
> habit to declare structs in the header files.
> 
> Cc: Vitaly Kuznetsov <vkuznets@...hat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Xu <peterx@...hat.com>
> ---
> 
> I initially thought it was something about my GCC 10 upgrade that I recently
> did to my laptop - gcc10 even fails the build of the latest kernel after
> all (though it turns out to be a kernel bug on build system rather than a gcc
> bug). but I'm not sure about this one...
> ---
>  tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h  | 4 ++--
>  tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/x86_64/vmx.c | 3 +++
>  2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h b/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h
> index d8f4d6bfe05d..a034438b6266 100644
> --- a/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h
> +++ b/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/include/evmcs.h
> @@ -219,8 +219,8 @@ struct hv_enlightened_vmcs {
>  #define HV_X64_MSR_VP_ASSIST_PAGE_ADDRESS_MASK	\
>  		(~((1ull << HV_X64_MSR_VP_ASSIST_PAGE_ADDRESS_SHIFT) - 1))
>  
> -struct hv_enlightened_vmcs *current_evmcs;
> -struct hv_vp_assist_page *current_vp_assist;
> +extern struct hv_enlightened_vmcs *current_evmcs;
> +extern struct hv_vp_assist_page *current_vp_assist;
>  
>  int vcpu_enable_evmcs(struct kvm_vm *vm, int vcpu_id);
>  
> diff --git a/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/x86_64/vmx.c b/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/x86_64/vmx.c
> index 6f17f69394be..4ae104f6ce69 100644
> --- a/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/x86_64/vmx.c
> +++ b/tools/testing/selftests/kvm/lib/x86_64/vmx.c
> @@ -17,6 +17,9 @@
>  
>  bool enable_evmcs;
>  
> +struct hv_enlightened_vmcs *current_evmcs;
> +struct hv_vp_assist_page *current_vp_assist;
> +
>  struct eptPageTableEntry {
>  	uint64_t readable:1;
>  	uint64_t writable:1;
> 

Queued, thanks.

Paolo

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