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Date:   Mon, 14 Sep 2020 15:45:59 -0700
From:   Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>
To:     Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>
Cc:     bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>, Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Kernel Team <kernel-team@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next] libbpf: fix a compilation error with xsk.c for
 ubuntu 16.04

On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 3:32 PM Yonghong Song <yhs@...com> wrote:
>
> When syncing latest libbpf repo to bcc, ubuntu 16.04 (4.4.0 LTS kernel)
> failed compilation for xsk.c:
>   In file included from /tmp/debuild.0jkauG/bcc/src/cc/libbpf/src/xsk.c:23:0:
>   /tmp/debuild.0jkauG/bcc/src/cc/libbpf/src/xsk.c: In function ‘xsk_get_ctx’:
>   /tmp/debuild.0jkauG/bcc/src/cc/libbpf/include/linux/list.h:81:9: warning: implicit
>   declaration of function ‘container_of’ [-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
>            container_of(ptr, type, member)
>            ^
>   /tmp/debuild.0jkauG/bcc/src/cc/libbpf/include/linux/list.h:83:9: note: in expansion
>   of macro ‘list_entry’
>            list_entry((ptr)->next, type, member)
>   ...
>   src/cc/CMakeFiles/bpf-static.dir/build.make:209: recipe for target
>   'src/cc/CMakeFiles/bpf-static.dir/libbpf/src/xsk.c.o' failed
>
> Commit 2f6324a3937f ("libbpf: Support shared umems between queues and devices")
> added include file <linux/list.h>, which uses macro "container_of".
> xsk.c file also includes <linux/ethtool.h> before <linux/list.h>.
>
> In a more recent distro kernel, <linux/ethtool.h> includes <linux/kernel.h>
> which contains the macro definition for "container_of". So compilation is all fine.
> But in ubuntu 16.04 kernel, <linux/ethtool.h> does not contain <linux/kernel.h>
> which caused the above compilation error.
>
> Let explicitly add <linux/kernel.h> in xsk.c to avoid compilation error
> in old distro's.
>
> Fixes: 2f6324a3937f ("libbpf: Support shared umems between queues and devices")
> Signed-off-by: Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>
> ---

Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>

>  tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c b/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c
> index 49c324594792..30b4ca5d2ac7 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c
> +++ b/tools/lib/bpf/xsk.c
> @@ -20,6 +20,7 @@
>  #include <linux/if_ether.h>
>  #include <linux/if_packet.h>
>  #include <linux/if_xdp.h>
> +#include <linux/kernel.h>
>  #include <linux/list.h>
>  #include <linux/sockios.h>
>  #include <net/if.h>
> --
> 2.24.1
>

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