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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH v3 1/5] sparc64: Fix asm/percpu.h build error
On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 04:29:17PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Peter Zijlstra <>
> Date: Fri, 29 May 2020 23:35:51 +0200
> > ../arch/sparc/include/asm/percpu_64.h:7:24: warning: call-clobbered register used for global register variable
> > register unsigned long __local_per_cpu_offset asm("g5");
> The "-ffixed-g5" option on the command line tells gcc that we are
> using 'g5' as a fixed register, so some part of your build isn't using
> the:
> KBUILD_CFLAGS += -ffixed-g4 -ffixed-g5 -fcall-used-g7 -Wno-sign-compare
> from arch/sparc/Makefile for some reason.

Thanks, that was the clue I needed.

I think I see, what happens is that these headers end up in the VDSO
build, and that doesn't have these CFLAGS, because userspace.

Let me see what to do about that.

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