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Date:   Tue, 12 Jan 2021 12:27:49 -0800
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...nel.org>
Cc:     Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@...il.com>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Vladimir Murzin <vladimir.murzin@....com>,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: fix link warning with XIP + frame-pointer

On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 04:46:40PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> 
> When frame pointers are used instead of the ARM unwinder,
> and the kernel is built using clang with an external assembler
> and CONFIG_XIP_KERNEL, every file produces two warnings
> like:
> 
> arm-linux-gnueabi-ld: warning: orphan section `.ARM.extab' from `net/mac802154/util.o' being placed in section `.ARM.extab'
> arm-linux-gnueabi-ld: warning: orphan section `.ARM.exidx' from `net/mac802154/util.o' being placed in section `.ARM.exidx'
> 
> The same fix was already merged for the normal (non-XIP)
> linker script, with a longer description.
> 
> Fixes: c39866f268f8 ("arm/build: Always handle .ARM.exidx and .ARM.extab sections")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>

-- 
Kees Cook

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