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Date:   Sun, 17 May 2020 09:15:31 -0700
From:   "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>
To:     Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc:     "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel@...lfernandes.org>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Andy Lutomirski <luto@...nel.org>,
        Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>, frextrite@...il.com,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>, kernel-team@...roid.com,
        Lai Jiangshan <jiangshanlai@...il.com>,
        madhuparnabhowmik04@...il.com,
        Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com>,
        peterz@...radead.org, Petr Mladek <pmladek@...e.com>,
        rcu@...r.kernel.org, rostedt@...dmis.org, vpillai@...italocean.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/5] RCU dyntick nesting counter cleanups for rcu -dev

On Sun, May 17, 2020 at 12:26:43PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> Paul,
> 
> "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org> writes:
> > And I have allegedly resolved the conflicts with Thomas's and Peter's
> > series, or at least the noinstr-rcu-nmi-2020-05-15 branch of that series.
> > At least one conflict was completely invisible to "git rebase" (but
> > fortunately blindingly obvious to the compiler).  This naturally makes
> > me suspect that additional adjustments might be needed.  Especially
> > given that misplaced instrumentation_begin() and instrumentation_end()
> > calls are invisible not only to the compiler, but also to rcutorture in
> > my setup.  (For example, tracing before instrumentation_begin() or after
> > instrumentation_end() is a bug.)
> 
> there is tooling to verify that. If you merge
> 
>   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tglx/devel.git entry-v7-full
> 
> into your dev branch (trivial conflict) and after building it, run:
> 
>  objtool check -fal $BUILDIR/vmlinux.o

The conflict was trivial, but for future reference, where should I be
getting the proper objtool from?

							Thanx, Paul

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