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Date:   Tue, 10 Aug 2021 19:29:30 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org, "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns@...delico.com>,
        Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 5.13 062/175] mips: Fix non-POSIX regexp

From: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@...delico.com>

[ Upstream commit 28bbbb9875a35975904e46f9b06fa689d051b290 ]

When cross compiling a MIPS kernel on a BSD based HOSTCC leads
to errors like

  SYNC    include/config/auto.conf.cmd - due to: .config
egrep: empty (sub)expression
  UPD     include/config/kernel.release
  HOSTCC  scripts/dtc/dtc.o - due to target missing

It turns out that egrep uses this egrep pattern:

		(|MINOR_|PATCHLEVEL_)

This is not valid syntax or gives undefined results according
to POSIX 9.5.3 ERE Grammar

	https://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/basedefs/V1_chap09.html

It seems to be silently accepted by the Linux egrep implementation
while a BSD host complains.

Such patterns can be replaced by a transformation like

	"(|p1|p2)" -> "(p1|p2)?"

Fixes: 48c35b2d245f ("[MIPS] There is no __GNUC_MAJOR__")
Signed-off-by: H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns@...delico.com>
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
---
 arch/mips/Makefile | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/Makefile b/arch/mips/Makefile
index 258234c35a09..674f68d16a73 100644
--- a/arch/mips/Makefile
+++ b/arch/mips/Makefile
@@ -321,7 +321,7 @@ KBUILD_LDFLAGS		+= -m $(ld-emul)
 
 ifdef CONFIG_MIPS
 CHECKFLAGS += $(shell $(CC) $(KBUILD_CFLAGS) -dM -E -x c /dev/null | \
-	egrep -vw '__GNUC_(|MINOR_|PATCHLEVEL_)_' | \
+	egrep -vw '__GNUC_(MINOR_|PATCHLEVEL_)?_' | \
 	sed -e "s/^\#define /-D'/" -e "s/ /'='/" -e "s/$$/'/" -e 's/\$$/&&/g')
 endif
 
-- 
2.30.2



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