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Date:   Wed, 19 Aug 2020 15:37:39 -0700
From:   Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>
To:     Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>
Cc:     Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>, bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>,
        Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...com>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Kernel Team <kernel-team@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 bpf-next 0/5] Add libbpf support for type- and enum
 value-based CO-RE relocations

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 2:58 PM Alexei Starovoitov
<alexei.starovoitov@...il.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 12:45:14PM -0700, Andrii Nakryiko wrote:
> >
> > Selftests are added for all the new features. Selftests utilizing new Clang
> > built-ins are designed such that they will compile with older Clangs and will
> > be skipped during test runs. So this shouldn't cause any build and test
> > failures on systems with slightly outdated Clang compiler.
> >
> > LLVM patches adding these relocation in Clang:
> >   - __builtin_btf_type_id() ([0], [1], [2]);
> >   - __builtin_preserve_type_info(), __builtin_preserve_enum_value() ([3], [4]).
> >
> >   [0] https://reviews.llvm.org/D74572
> >   [1] https://reviews.llvm.org/D74668
> >   [2] https://reviews.llvm.org/D85174
> >   [3] https://reviews.llvm.org/D83878
> >   [4] https://reviews.llvm.org/D83242
>
> Applied.

Thanks!

> Thank you for listing the above in the commit log, but please follow up with
> corresponding update to README.rst and mention the same details there: the
> symptoms of missing clang features, which tests are going to be skipped for
> older clang, etc.

Ok, sure.

>
> Also progs/test_core_reloc_type_id.c talks about some bug with
> __builtin_preserve_type_info() please add llvm diff number that fixes
> it to that .c file.

Ok, that's [2] above.

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