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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/retpoline: change RETPOLINE into CONFIG_RETPOLINE
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On 2019/1/1 7:42, Nadav Amit wrote:
> A recent enhancement intentionally fails the kernel build if the
> compiler does not support retpolines and CONFIG_RETPOLINE is set.
>
> However, the patch that introduced it did not change RETPOLINE macro
> references into CONFIG_RETPOLINE ones. As a result, indirect branches
> that are used by init functions are not kept (i.e., they use
> retpolines), and modules that do not use retpolines are marked as
> retpoline-safe.
>
> Fix it be changing RETPOLINE into CONFIG_RETPOLINE.
>
> Fixes: 4cd24de3a098 ("x86/retpoline: Make CONFIG_RETPOLINE depend on compiler support")
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> Cc: Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@oracle.com>
> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw@amazon.co.uk>
> Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
> Cc: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Nadav Amit <namit@vmware.com>
> ---
> arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c | 2 +-
> include/linux/compiler-gcc.h | 2 +-
> include/linux/module.h | 2 +-
> 3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
> index 8654b8b0c848..1de0f4170178 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c
> @@ -215,7 +215,7 @@ static enum spectre_v2_mitigation spectre_v2_enabled __ro_after_init =
> static enum spectre_v2_user_mitigation spectre_v2_user __ro_after_init =
> SPECTRE_V2_USER_NONE;
>
> -#ifdef RETPOLINE
> +#ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
> static bool spectre_v2_bad_module;
>
> bool retpoline_module_ok(bool has_retpoline)
> diff --git a/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h b/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
> index 2010493e1040..977ddf2774f9 100644
> --- a/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
> +++ b/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
> @@ -68,7 +68,7 @@
> */
> #define uninitialized_var(x) x = x
>
> -#ifdef RETPOLINE
> +#ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
> #define __noretpoline __attribute__((__indirect_branch__("keep")))
> #endif
>
> diff --git a/include/linux/module.h b/include/linux/module.h
> index fce6b4335e36..0c575f51fe57 100644
> --- a/include/linux/module.h
> +++ b/include/linux/module.h
> @@ -817,7 +817,7 @@ static inline void module_bug_finalize(const Elf_Ehdr *hdr,
> static inline void module_bug_cleanup(struct module *mod) {}
> #endif /* CONFIG_GENERIC_BUG */
>
> -#ifdef RETPOLINE
> +#ifdef CONFIG_RETPOLINE
> extern bool retpoline_module_ok(bool has_retpoline);
> #else
> static inline bool retpoline_module_ok(bool has_retpoline)

Someone sent a similar patch last month, see below link,  you missed the
change in scripts/mod/modpost.c

https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/12/10/540

But you patch description is more clear.

--
Thanks
Zhenzhong

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