Commit d071ae09 authored by Rafael Ávila de Espíndola's avatar Rafael Ávila de Espíndola Committed by Borislav Petkov

x86/build: Mark per-CPU symbols as absolute explicitly for LLD

Accessing per-CPU variables is done by finding the offset of the
variable in the per-CPU block and adding it to the address of the
respective CPU's block.

Section 3.10.8 of ld.bfd's documentation states:

  For expressions involving numbers, relative addresses and absolute
  addresses, ld follows these rules to evaluate terms:

  Other binary operations, that is, between two relative addresses
  not in the same section, or between a relative address and an
  absolute address, first convert any non-absolute term to an
  absolute address before applying the operator."

Note that LLVM's linker does not adhere to the GNU ld's implementation
and as such requires implicitly-absolute terms to be explicitly marked
as absolute in the linker script. If not, it fails currently with:

  ld.lld: error: ./arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds:153: at least one side of the expression must be absolute
  ld.lld: error: ./arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds:154: at least one side of the expression must be absolute
  Makefile:1040: recipe for target 'vmlinux' failed

This is not a functional change for ld.bfd which converts the term to an
absolute symbol anyways as specified above.

Based on a previous submission by Tri Vo <trong@android.com>.
Reported-by: Dmitry Golovin's avatarDmitry Golovin <dima@golovin.in>
Signed-off-by: Rafael Ávila de Espíndola's avatarRafael Ávila de Espíndola <rafael@espindo.la>
[ Update commit message per Boris' and Michael's suggestions. ]
Signed-off-by: 's avatarNick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
[ Massage commit message more, fix typos. ]
Signed-off-by: 's avatarBorislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Tested-by: Dmitry Golovin's avatarDmitry Golovin <dima@golovin.in>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
Cc: Brijesh Singh <brijesh.singh@amd.com>
Cc: Cao Jin <caoj.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Cc: Joerg Roedel <jroedel@suse.de>
Cc: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Tri Vo <trong@android.com>
Cc: dima@golovin.in
Cc: morbo@google.com
Cc: x86-ml <x86@kernel.org>
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20181219190145.252035-1-ndesaulniers@google.com
parent bfeffd15
......@@ -401,7 +401,7 @@ SECTIONS
* Per-cpu symbols which need to be offset from __per_cpu_load
* for the boot processor.
*/
#define INIT_PER_CPU(x) init_per_cpu__##x = x + __per_cpu_load
#define INIT_PER_CPU(x) init_per_cpu__##x = ABSOLUTE(x) + __per_cpu_load
INIT_PER_CPU(gdt_page);
INIT_PER_CPU(irq_stack_union);
......
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