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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 3/7] ftrace: Add arm64 support to recordmcount
On 03/13/2014 09:38 PM, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 10:13:46AM +0000, AKASHI Takahiro wrote:
>> Recordmcount utility under scripts is run, after compiling each object,
>> to find out all the locations of calling _mcount() and put them into
>> specific seciton named __mcount_loc.
>> Then linker collects all such information into a table in the kernel image
>> (between __start_mcount_loc and __stop_mcount_loc) for later use by ftrace.
>>
>> This patch adds arm64 specific definitions to identify such locations.
>> There are two types of implementation, C and Perl. On arm64, only C version
>> is used to build the kernel now that CONFIG_HAVE_C_RECORDMCOUNT is on.
>> But Perl version is also maintained.
>>
>> This patch also contains a workaround just in case where a header file,
>> elf.h, on host machine doesn't have definitions of EM_AARCH64 nor
>> R_AARCH64_ABS64. Without them, compiling C version of recordmcount will
>> fail.
>
> [...]
>
>> diff --git a/scripts/recordmcount.c b/scripts/recordmcount.c
>> index 9c22317..047c8cd 100644
>> --- a/scripts/recordmcount.c
>> +++ b/scripts/recordmcount.c
>> @@ -40,6 +40,11 @@
>> #define R_METAG_NONE 3
>> #endif
>>
>> +#ifndef EM_AARCH64
>> +#define EM_AARCH64 183
>> +#define R_AARCH64_ABS64 257
>> +#endif
>> +
>> static int fd_map; /* File descriptor for file being modified. */
>> static int mmap_failed; /* Boolean flag. */
>> static void *ehdr_curr; /* current ElfXX_Ehdr * for resource cleanup */
>> @@ -347,6 +352,10 @@ do_file(char const *const fname)
>> case EM_ARM: reltype = R_ARM_ABS32;
>> altmcount = "__gnu_mcount_nc";
>> break;
>> + case EM_AARCH64:
>> + reltype = R_AARCH64_ABS64;
>> + altmcount = "_mcount";
>
> Shouldn't you be setting gpfx = '_' instead of overriding altmcount like
> this?

Yep. Fix it.

>> + break;
>> case EM_IA_64: reltype = R_IA64_IMM64; gpfx = '_'; break;
>> case EM_METAG: reltype = R_METAG_ADDR32;
>> altmcount = "_mcount_wrapper";
>> diff --git a/scripts/recordmcount.pl b/scripts/recordmcount.pl
>> index 91280b8..397b6b8 100755
>> --- a/scripts/recordmcount.pl
>> +++ b/scripts/recordmcount.pl
>> @@ -279,6 +279,11 @@ if ($arch eq "x86_64") {
>> $mcount_regex = "^\\s*([0-9a-fA-F]+):\\s*R_ARM_(CALL|PC24|THM_CALL)" .
>> "\\s+(__gnu_mcount_nc|mcount)\$";
>>
>> +} elsif ($arch eq "arm64") {
>> + $alignment = 3;
>> + $section_type = '%progbits';
>> + $mcount_regex = "^\\s*([0-9a-fA-F]+):\\s*R_AARCH64_CALL26\\s+_mcount\$";
>
> What about "mcount" (i.e. no underscore)?

I don't think it works since such regex doesn't match to "CALL26 _mcount".

Thanks,
-Takahiro AKASHI

> Will
>


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