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Date:   Sat, 29 Aug 2020 11:22:01 -0700
From:   Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To:     Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>,
        Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>, linux-ia64@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] ia64: remove generated/nr-irqs.h generation to fix
 build warning

On 8/28/20 10:15 PM, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Randy reports the following warning when building ARCH=ia64 with
> CONFIG_IA64_PALINFO=m:
> 
> ../scripts/Makefile.build:68: 'arch/ia64/kernel/palinfo.ko' will not be built even though obj-m is specified.
> ../scripts/Makefile.build:69: You cannot use subdir-y/m to visit a module Makefile. Use obj-y/m instead.
> 
> This message is actually false-positive, and you can get palinfo.ko
> correctly built. It is emitted in the archprepare stage, where Kbuild
> descends into arch/ia64/kernel to generate include/generated/nr-irqs.h
> instead of any kind of kernel objects.
> 
> arch/ia64/kernel/nr-irqs.c was introduced by commit 213060a4d699
> ("[IA64] pvops: paravirtualize NR_IRQS") to pre-calculate:
> 
>    NR_IRQS = max(IA64_NATIVE_NR_IRQS, XEN_NR_IRQS, FOO_NR_IRQS...)
> 
> Since commit d52eefb47d4e ("ia64/xen: Remove Xen support for ia64"), this
> union contains just one field, making NR_IRQS and IA64_NATIVE_NR_IRQS
> always match.
> 
> So, the following hard-coding now works:
> 
>   #define NR_IRQS                IA64_NATIVE_NR_IRQS
> 
> If you need to re-introduce NR_IRQS = max(...) gimmick in the future,
> please try to implement it in asm-offsets.c instead of a separate file.
> It will be possible because the header inclusion has been consolidated
> to make asm-offsets.c independent of <asm/irqs.h>.
> 
> Reported-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>

Reviewed-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
Tested-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>

> ---
> 
>  arch/ia64/Makefile          |  6 ------
>  arch/ia64/include/asm/irq.h |  4 +++-
>  arch/ia64/kernel/Makefile   |  5 -----
>  arch/ia64/kernel/nr-irqs.c  | 22 ----------------------
>  4 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 34 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 arch/ia64/kernel/nr-irqs.c
> 


thanks.
-- 
~Randy

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