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2017-02-03kbuild: modversions: add infrastructure for emitting relative CRCsArd Biesheuvel
This add the kbuild infrastructure that will allow architectures to emit vmlinux symbol CRCs as 32-bit offsets to another location in the kernel where the actual value is stored. This works around problems with CRCs being mistaken for relocatable symbols on kernels that self relocate at runtime (i.e., powerpc with CONFIG_RELOCATABLE=y) For the kbuild side of things, this comes down to the following: - introducing a Kconfig symbol MODULE_REL_CRCS - adding a -R switch to genksyms to instruct it to emit the CRC symbols as references into the .rodata section - making modpost distinguish such references from absolute CRC symbols by the section index (SHN_ABS) - making kallsyms disregard non-absolute symbols with a __crc_ prefix Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2016-12-11scripts/kallsyms: remove last remnants of --page-offset optionArd Biesheuvel
The implementation of the --page-offset kallsyms command line option has been removed, so remove it from the usage string as well. Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.com>
2016-04-07ARM: 8553/1: kallsyms: remove --page-offset command line optionArd Biesheuvel
The --page-offset command line option was only used for ARM, to filter symbol addresses below CONFIG_PAGE_OFFSET. This is no longer needed, so remove the functionality altogether. Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@linaro.org> Acked-by: Chris Brandt <chris.brandt@renesas.com> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2016-04-07ARM: 8555/1: kallsyms: ignore ARM mode switching veneersArd Biesheuvel
On ARM, the linker may emit veneers to deal with relative branch instructions that appear too far away from their targets. Since the second kallsyms pass results in an increase of the kernel size, it may result in additional veneers to be emitted, potentially affecting the output of kallsyms itself if these symbols are visible to it, and for that reason, symbols whose names end in '_veneer' are ignored explicitly. However, when building Thumb2 kernels, such veneers are named differently if they also incur a mode switch, and since they are not filtered by kallsyms, they may cause the build to fail. So filter symbols whose names end in '_from_arm' or '_from_thumb' as well. Tested-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
2016-03-15kallsyms: add support for relative offsets in kallsyms address tableArd Biesheuvel
Similar to how relative extables are implemented, it is possible to emit the kallsyms table in such a way that it contains offsets relative to some anchor point in the kernel image rather than absolute addresses. On 64-bit architectures, it cuts the size of the kallsyms address table in half, since offsets between kernel symbols can typically be expressed in 32 bits. This saves several hundreds of kilobytes of permanent .rodata on average. In addition, the kallsyms address table is no longer subject to dynamic relocation when CONFIG_RELOCATABLE is in effect, so the relocation work done after decompression now doesn't have to do relocation updates for all these values. This saves up to 24 bytes (i.e., the size of a ELF64 RELA relocation table entry) per value, which easily adds up to a couple of megabytes of uncompressed __init data on ppc64 or arm64. Even if these relocation entries typically compress well, the combined size reduction of 2.8 MB uncompressed for a ppc64_defconfig build (of which 2.4 MB is __init data) results in a ~500 KB space saving in the compressed image. Since it is useful for some architectures (like x86) to retain the ability to emit absolute values as well, this patch also adds support for capturing both absolute and relative values when KALLSYMS_ABSOLUTE_PERCPU is in effect, by emitting absolute per-cpu addresses as positive 32-bit values, and addresses relative to the lowest encountered relative symbol as negative values, which are subtracted from the runtime address of this base symbol to produce the actual address. Support for the above is enabled by default for all architectures except IA-64 and Tile-GX, whose symbols are too far apart to capture in this manner. Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Tested-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Tested-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2016-03-15kallsyms: don't overload absolute symbol type for percpu symbolsArd Biesheuvel
Commit c6bda7c988a5 ("kallsyms: fix percpu vars on x86-64 with relocation") overloaded the 'A' (absolute) symbol type to signify that a symbol is not subject to dynamic relocation. However, the original A type does not imply that at all, and depending on the version of the toolchain, many A type symbols are emitted that are in fact relative to the kernel text, i.e., if the kernel is relocated at runtime, these symbols should be updated as well. For instance, on sparc32, the following symbols are emitted as absolute (kindly provided by Guenter Roeck): f035a420 A _etext f03d9000 A _sdata f03de8c4 A jiffies f03f8860 A _edata f03fc000 A __init_begin f041bdc8 A __init_text_end f0423000 A __bss_start f0423000 A __init_end f044457d A __bss_stop f044457d A _end On x86_64, similar behavior can be observed: ffffffff81a00000 A __end_rodata_hpage_align ffffffff81b19000 A __vvar_page ffffffff81d3d000 A _end Even if only a couple of them pass the symbol range check that results in them to be taken into account for the final kallsyms symbol table, it is obvious that 'A' does not mean the symbol does not need to be updated at relocation time, and overloading its meaning to signify that is perhaps not a good idea. So instead, add a new percpu_absolute member to struct sym_entry, and when --absolute-percpu is in effect, use it to record symbols whose addresses should be emitted as final values rather than values that still require relocation at runtime. That way, we can drop the check against the 'A' type. Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Tested-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Tested-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Acked-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2015-04-07Kbuild: kallsyms: drop special handling of pre-3.0 GCC symbolsArd Biesheuvel
Since we have required at least GCC v3.2 for some time now, we can drop the special handling of the 'gcc[0-9]_compiled.' label which is not emitted anymore since GCC v3.0. Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2015-04-07Kbuild: kallsyms: ignore veneers emitted by the ARM linkerArd Biesheuvel
When linking large kernels on ARM, the linker will insert veneers (i.e., PLT like stubs) when function symbols are out of reach for the ordinary relative branch/branch-and-link instructions. However, due to the fact that the kallsyms region sits in .rodata, which is between .text and .init.text, additional veneers may be emitted in the second pass due to the fact that the size of the kallsyms region itself has pushed the .init.text section further apart, requiring even more veneers. So ignore the veneers when generating the symbol table. Veneers have no corresponding source code, and they will not turn up in backtraces anyway. This patch also lightly refactors the symbol_valid() function to use a local 'sym_name' rather than the obfuscated 'sym + 1' and 'sym + offset' Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2014-10-02aarch64: filter $x from kallsymsKyle McMartin
Similar to ARM, AArch64 is generating $x and $d syms... which isn't terribly helpful when looking at %pF output and the like. Filter those out in kallsyms, modpost and when looking at module symbols. Seems simplest since none of these check EM_ARM anyway, to just add it to the strchr used, rather than trying to make things overly complicated. initcall_debug improves: dmesg_before.txt: initcall $x+0x0/0x154 [sg] returned 0 after 26331 usecs dmesg_after.txt: initcall init_sg+0x0/0x154 [sg] returned 0 after 15461 usecs Signed-off-by: Kyle McMartin <kyle@redhat.com> Acked-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>
2014-06-10kbuild: trivial - use tabs for code indent where possibleMasahiro Yamada
Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.m@jp.panasonic.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2014-03-17kallsyms: fix percpu vars on x86-64 with relocation.Rusty Russell
x86-64 has a problem: per-cpu variables are actually represented by their absolute offsets within the per-cpu area, but the symbols are not emitted as absolute. Thus kallsyms naively creates them as offsets from _text, meaning their values change if the kernel is relocated (especially noticeable with CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE): $ egrep ' (gdt_|_(stext|_per_cpu_))' /root/kallsyms.nokaslr 0000000000000000 D __per_cpu_start 0000000000004000 D gdt_page 0000000000014280 D __per_cpu_end ffffffff810001c8 T _stext ffffffff81ee53c0 D __per_cpu_offset $ egrep ' (gdt_|_(stext|_per_cpu_))' /root/kallsyms.kaslr1 000000001f200000 D __per_cpu_start 000000001f204000 D gdt_page 000000001f214280 D __per_cpu_end ffffffffa02001c8 T _stext ffffffffa10e53c0 D __per_cpu_offset Making them absolute symbols is the Right Thing, but requires fixes to the relocs tool. So for the moment, we add a --absolute-percpu option which makes them absolute from a kallsyms perspective: $ egrep ' (gdt_|_(stext|_per_cpu_))' /proc/kallsyms # no KASLR 0000000000000000 A __per_cpu_start 000000000000a000 A gdt_page 0000000000013040 A __per_cpu_end ffffffff802001c8 T _stext ffffffff8099b180 D __per_cpu_offset ffffffff809a3000 D __per_cpu_load $ egrep ' (gdt_|_(stext|_per_cpu_))' /proc/kallsyms # With KASLR 0000000000000000 A __per_cpu_start 000000000000a000 A gdt_page 0000000000013040 A __per_cpu_end ffffffff89c001c8 T _stext ffffffff8a39d180 D __per_cpu_offset ffffffff8a3a5000 D __per_cpu_load Based-on-the-original-screenplay-by: Andy Honig <ahonig@google.com> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
2014-03-17kallsyms: generalize address range checkingKees Cook
This refactors the address range checks to be generalized instead of specific to text range checks, in preparation for other range checks. Also extracts logic for "is the symbol absolute" into a function. Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
2014-03-10revert "kallsyms: fix absolute addresses for kASLR"Andrew Morton
Revert the recently applied 0f55159d091c ("kallsyms: fix absolute addresses for kASLR"). Kees said : This got NAKed, please don't apply -- this patch works for x86 and : ARM, but may cause problems for others: : : https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/24/718 It appears that Kees will be fixing all this up for 3.15. Cc: Andy Honig <ahonig@google.com> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2014-03-04kallsyms: fix absolute addresses for kASLRAndy Honig
Currently symbols that are absolute addresses are incorrectly displayed in /proc/kallsyms if the kernel is loaded with kASLR. The problem was that the scripts/kallsyms.c file which generates the array of symbol names and addresses uses an relocatable value for all symbols, even absolute symbols. This patch fixes that. Several kallsyms output in different boot states for comparison: $ egrep '_(stext|_per_cpu_(start|end))' /root/kallsyms.nokaslr 0000000000000000 D __per_cpu_start 0000000000014280 D __per_cpu_end ffffffff810001c8 T _stext $ egrep '_(stext|_per_cpu_(start|end))' /root/kallsyms.kaslr1 000000001f200000 D __per_cpu_start 000000001f214280 D __per_cpu_end ffffffffa02001c8 T _stext $ egrep '_(stext|_per_cpu_(start|end))' /root/kallsyms.kaslr2 000000000d400000 D __per_cpu_start 000000000d414280 D __per_cpu_end ffffffff8e4001c8 T _stext $ egrep '_(stext|_per_cpu_(start|end))' /root/kallsyms.kaslr-fixed 0000000000000000 D __per_cpu_start 0000000000014280 D __per_cpu_end ffffffffadc001c8 T _stext Signed-off-by: Andy Honig <ahonig@google.com> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2013-11-15Merge branch 'kbuild' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild Pull kbuild changes from Michal Marek: - LTO fixes, but the kallsyms part had to be reverted - Pass -Werror=implicit-int and -Werror=strict-prototypes to the compiler by default - snprintf fix in modpost - remove GREP_OPTIONS from the environment to be immune against exotic grep option settings * 'kbuild' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild: kallsyms: Revert back to 128 max symbol length Kbuild: Ignore GREP_OPTIONS env variable scripts: kallsyms: Use %zu to print 'size_t' scripts/bloat-o-meter: use .startswith rather than fragile slicing scripts/bloat-o-meter: ignore changes in the size of linux_banner kbuild: replace unbounded sprintf call in modpost kbuild, bloat-o-meter: fix static detection Kbuild: Handle longer symbols in kallsyms.c kbuild: Increase kallsyms max symbol length Makefile: enable -Werror=implicit-int and -Werror=strict-prototypes by default
2013-11-13kallsyms: Revert back to 128 max symbol lengthMichal Marek
This reverts commits f3462aa (Kbuild: Handle longer symbols in kallsyms.c) and eea0e9c (kbuild: Increase kallsyms max symbol length) except for the added overflow check. The reason is a regression caused by increasing the buffer: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=138387700415675. Reported-by: Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@intel.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Cc: Joe Mario <jmario@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2013-11-08scripts: kallsyms: Use %zu to print 'size_t'Fabio Estevam
Commit f3462aa95 (Kbuild: Handle longer symbols in kallsyms.c) introduced the following warning on ARM: scripts/kallsyms.c:121:4: warning: format '%lu' expects argument of type 'long unsigned int', but argument 4 has type 'size_t' [-Wformat] Use %zu to print 'size_t'. Signed-off-by: Fabio Estevam <fabio.estevam@freescale.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2013-11-06Kbuild: Handle longer symbols in kallsyms.cAndi Kleen
Also warn for too long symbols v2: Add missing newline. Use 255 max (Joe Perches) Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2013-11-02scripts/kallsyms: filter symbols not in kernel address spaceMing Lei
This patch uses CONFIG_PAGE_OFFSET to filter symbols which are not in kernel address space because these symbols are generally for generating code purpose and can't be run at kernel mode, so we needn't keep them in /proc/kallsyms. For example, on ARM there are some symbols which may be linked in relocatable code section, then perf can't parse symbols any more from /proc/kallsyms, this patch fixes the problem (introduced b9b32bf70f2fb710b07c94e13afbc729afe221da) Cc: Russell King <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Ming Lei <tom.leiming@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
2011-05-12scripts/kallsyms.c: fix potential segfaultXiaochen Wang
Description: This bug hardly appears during real kernel compiling, because the vmlinux symbols table is huge. But we can still catch it under strict condition , as follows. $ echo "c101b97b T do_fork" | ./scripts/kallsyms --all-symbols #include <asm/types.h> ...... ...... .globl kallsyms_token_table ALGN kallsyms_token_table: Segmentation fault (core dumped) $ If symbols table is small, all entries in token_profit[0x10000] may decrease to 0 after several calls of compress_symbols() in optimize_result(). In that case, find_best_token() always return 0 and best_table[i] is set to "\0\0" and best_table_len[i] is set to 2. As a result, expand_symbol(best_table[0]="\0\0", best_table_len[0]=2, buf) in write_src() will run in infinite recursion until stack overflows, causing segfault. This patch checks the find_best_token() return value. If all entries in token_profit[0x10000] become 0 according to return value, it breaks the loop in optimize_result(). And expand_symbol() works well when best_table_len[i] is 0. Signed-off-by: Xiaochen Wang <wangxiaochen0@gmail.com> Acked-by: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2010-09-29scripts/kallsyms: Enable error messages while hush up unnecessary warningsJean Sacren
As no error was handled, we wouldn't be able to know when an error does occur. The fix preserves error messages while it doesn't let unnecessary compiling warnings show up. Signed-off-by: Jean Sacren <sakiwit@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2010-02-02scripts/kallsyms: suppress build warningHimanshu Chauhan
Suppress a warn_unused_result warning. fgets is called as a part of error handling. It is called just to drop a line and return immediately. read_map is reading the file in a loop and read_symbol reads line by line. So I think there is no point in using return value for useful checking. Other checks like 3 items were returned or !EOF have already been done. Signed-off-by: Himanshu Chauhan <hschauhan@nulltrace.org> Cc: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz>
2009-09-23kallsyms: fix segfault in prefix_underscores_count()Paul Mundt
Commit b478b782e110fdb4135caa3062b6d687e989d994 "kallsyms, tracing: output more proper symbol name" introduces a "bugfix" that introduces a segfault in kallsyms in my configurations. The cause is the introduction of prefix_underscores_count() which attempts to count underscores, even in symbols that do not have them. As a result, it just uselessly runs past the end of the buffer until it crashes: CC init/version.o LD init/built-in.o LD .tmp_vmlinux1 KSYM .tmp_kallsyms1.S /bin/sh: line 1: 16934 Done sh-linux-gnu-nm -n .tmp_vmlinux1 16935 Segmentation fault | scripts/kallsyms > .tmp_kallsyms1.S make: *** [.tmp_kallsyms1.S] Error 139 This simplifies the logic and just does a straightforward count. Signed-off-by: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org> Reviewed-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Cc: Lai Jiangshan <laijs@cn.fujitsu.com> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Cc: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> [2.6.30.x, 2.6.31.x] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-06-20kallsyms: fix inverted valid symbol checkingMike Frysinger
The previous commit (17b1f0de) introduced a slightly broken consolidation of the memory text range checking. Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2009-06-14kallsyms: generalize text region handlingMike Frysinger
Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2009-06-14kallsyms: support kernel symbols in Blackfin on-chip memoryRobin Getz
The Blackfin arch has a discontiguous .text layout due to having on-chip instruction memory and no virtual memory support. As such, we need to add explicit checks for these additional .text regions. Signed-off-by: Robin Getz <robin.getz@analog.com> Signed-off-by: Bryan Wu <cooloney@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2009-03-14kallsyms, tracing: output more proper symbol nameLai Jiangshan
Impact: bugfix, output more reliable symbol lookup result Debug tools(dump_stack(), ftrace...) are like to print out symbols. But it is always print out the first aliased symbol.(Aliased symbols are symbols with the same address), and the first aliased symbol is sometime not proper. # echo function_graph > current_tracer # cat trace ...... 1) 1.923 us | select_nohz_load_balancer(); 1) + 76.692 us | } 1) | default_idle() { 1) ==========> | __irqentry_text_start() { 1) 0.000 us | native_apic_mem_write(); 1) | irq_enter() { 1) 0.000 us | idle_cpu(); 1) | tick_check_idle() { 1) 0.000 us | tick_check_oneshot_broadcast(); 1) | tick_nohz_stop_idle() { ...... It's very embarrassing, it ouputs "__irqentry_text_start()", actually, it should output "smp_apic_timer_interrupt()". (these two symbol are the same address, but "__irqentry_text_start" is deemed to the first aliased symbol by scripts/kallsyms) This patch puts symbols like "__irqentry_text_start" to the second aliased symbols. And a more proper symbol name becomes the first. Aliased symbols mostly come from linker script. The solution is guessing "is this symbol defined in linker script", the symbols defined in linker script will not become the first aliased symbol. And if symbols are found to be equal in this "linker script provided" criteria, symbols are sorted by the number of prefix underscores. Signed-off-by: Lai Jiangshan <laijs@cn.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Reviewed-by: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> LKML-Reference: <49BA06E2.7080807@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2009-01-14Revert "kbuild: strip generated symbols from *.ko"Sam Ravnborg
This reverts commit ad7a953c522ceb496611d127e51e278bfe0ff483. And commit: ("allow stripping of generated symbols under CONFIG_KALLSYMS_ALL") 9bb482476c6c9d1ae033306440c51ceac93ea80c These stripping patches has caused a set of issues: 1) People have reported compatibility issues with binutils due to lack of support for `--strip-unneeded-symbols' with objcopy Reported by: Wenji 2) ccache and distcc no longer works as expeced Reported by: Ted, Roland, + others 3) The installed modules increased a lot in size Reported by: Ted, Davej + others Reported-by: Wenji Huang <wenji.huang@oracle.com> Reported-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> Reported-by: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> Reported-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2008-12-19allow stripping of generated symbols under CONFIG_KALLSYMS_ALLJan Beulich
Building upon parts of the module stripping patch, this patch introduces similar stripping for vmlinux when CONFIG_KALLSYMS_ALL=y. Using CONFIG_KALLSYMS_STRIP_GENERATED reduces the overhead of CONFIG_KALLSYMS_ALL from 245k/310k to 65k/80k for the (i386/x86-64) kernels I tested with. The patch also does away with the need to special case the kallsyms- internal symbols by making them available even in the first linking stage. While it is a generated file, the patch includes the changes to scripts/genksyms/keywords.c_shipped, as I'm unsure what the procedure here is. Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2008-05-19kbuild: filter away debug symbols from kernel symbolsSam Ravnborg
Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> reported that he saw a lot of symbols like this: 0000000000000b24 N DW.aio.h.903a6d92.2 0000000000000bce N DW.task_io_accounting.h.8d8de327.0 0000000000000bec N DW.hrtimer.h.c23659c6.0 in his System.map / kallsyms output. Simple solution is to skip all debugging symbols (they are marked 'N'). Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Cc: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com>
2008-04-30kallsyms: nuke all ChangeLog, this should be logged by gitBryan Wu
Pointed out by Paulo: "When I wrote this initially, it was a mistake to add a Changelog in the first place, but I didn't know better at the time. If you're going to make changes to this file, please remove all the Changelog, instead of adding more entries to it. The 'Changelog' should be kept by the version control system, and not the source code itself." Cc: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Signed-off-by: Bryan Wu <cooloney@kernel.org> Acked-by: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-06kallsyms should prefer non weak symbolsPaulo Marques
When resolving symbol names from addresses with aliased symbol names, kallsyms_lookup always returns the first symbol, even if it is a weak symbol. This patch changes this by sorting the symbols with the weak symbols last before feeding them to the kernel. This way the kernel runtime isn't changed at all, only the kallsyms build system is changed. Another side effect is that the symbols get sorted by address, too. So, even if future binutils version have some bug in "nm" that makes it fail to correctly sort symbols by address, the kernel won't be affected by this. Mathieu says: I created a module in LTTng that uses kallsyms to get the symbol corresponding to a specific system call address. Unfortunately, all the unimplemented syscalls were all referring to the (same) weak symbol identifying an unrelated system call rather that sys_ni (or whatever non-weak symbol would be expected). Kallsyms was dumbly returning the first symbol that matched. This patch makes sure kallsyms returns the non-weak symbol when there is one, which seems to be the expected result. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca> Looks-great-to: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-06remove support for un-needed _extratext sectionRobin Getz
When passing a zero address to kallsyms_lookup(), the kernel thought it was a valid kernel address, even if it is not. This is because is_ksym_addr() called is_kernel_extratext() and checked against labels that don't exist on many archs (which default as zero). Since PPC was the only kernel which defines _extra_text, (in 2005), and no longer needs it, this patch removes _extra_text support. For some history (provided by Jon): http://ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2005-September/019734.html http://ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2005-September/019736.html http://ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2005-September/019751.html [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Robin Getz <rgetz@blackfin.uclinux.org> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> Cc: Jon Loeliger <jdl@freescale.com> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2007-07-19Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sam/kbuildLinus Torvalds
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sam/kbuild: (33 commits) xtensa: use DATA_DATA in xtensa powerpc: add missing DATA_DATA to powerpc cris: use DATA_DATA in cris kallsyms: remove usage of memmem and _GNU_SOURCE from scripts/kallsyms.c kbuild: use -fno-optimize-sibling-calls unconditionally kconfig: reset generated values only if Kconfig and .config agree. kbuild: fix the warning when running make tags kconfig: strip 'CONFIG_' automatically in kernel configuration search kbuild: use POSIX BRE in headers install target Whitelist references from __dbe_table to .init modpost white list pattern adjustment kbuild: do section mismatch check on full vmlinux kbuild: whitelist references from variables named _timer to .init.text kbuild: remove hardcoded _logo names from modpost kbuild: remove hardcoded apic_es7000 from modpost kbuild: warn about references from .init.text to .exit.text kbuild: consolidate section checks kbuild: refactor code in modpost to improve maintainability kbuild: ignore section mismatch warnings originating from .note section kbuild: .paravirtprobe section is obsolete, so modpost doesn't need to handle it ...
2007-07-17kallsyms: make KSYM_NAME_LEN include space for trailing '\0'Tejun Heo
KSYM_NAME_LEN is peculiar in that it does not include the space for the trailing '\0', forcing all users to use KSYM_NAME_LEN + 1 when allocating buffer. This is nonsense and error-prone. Moreover, when the caller forgets that it's very likely to subtly bite back by corrupting the stack because the last position of the buffer is always cleared to zero. This patch increments KSYM_NAME_LEN by one and updates code accordingly. * off-by-one bug in asm-powerpc/kprobes.h::kprobe_lookup_name() macro is fixed. * Where MODULE_NAME_LEN and KSYM_NAME_LEN were used together, MODULE_NAME_LEN was treated as if it didn't include space for the trailing '\0'. Fix it. Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com> Acked-by: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2007-07-17kallsyms: remove usage of memmem and _GNU_SOURCE from scripts/kallsyms.cPaulo Marques
The only in-kernel user of "memmem" is scripts/kallsyms.c and it only uses it to find tokens that are 2 bytes in size. It is trivial to replace it with a simple function that finds 2-byte tokens. This should help users from systems that don't have the memmem GNU extension available. Signed-off-by: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2006-12-08[PATCH] move kallsyms data to .rodataJan Beulich
Kallsyms data is never written to, so it can as well benefit from CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA. Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-12-07[PATCH] relocatable kernel: Fix kallsyms on avr32 after relocatable kernel ↵Vivek Goyal
changes o On some platforms like avr32, section init comes before .text and not necessarily a symbol's relative position w.r.t _text is positive. In such cases assembler detects the overflow and emits warning. This patch fixes it. Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Cc: Haavard Skinnemoen <hskinnemoen@atmel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
2006-12-07[PATCH] relocatable kernel: Kallsyms generate relocatable symbolsEric W. Biederman
Print the addresses of non-absolute symbols relative to _text so that ld will generate relocations. Allowing a relocatable kernel to relocate them. We can't actually use the symbol names because kallsyms includes static symbols that are not exported from their object files. Add the _text symbol definitions to the architectures which don't define it otherwise linker will fail. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal@in.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
2006-03-25[PATCH] kallsyms: handle malloc() failureJesper Juhl
This fixes coverity bugs #398 and #397 Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-09-07[PATCH] Strip local symbols from kallsymsRalf Baechle
Local symbols generated by gcc start with a `$'; no point in including them in the kernel. Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-09-07[PATCH] kallsyms: change compression algorithmPaulo Marques
This patch changes the way the compression algorithm works. The base algorithm is similiar to the previous but we force the compressed token size to 2. Having a fixed size compressed token allows for a lot of optimizations, and that in turn allows this code to run over *all* the symbols faster than it did before over just a subset. Having it work over all the symbols will make it behave better when symbols change positions between passes, and the "inconsistent kallsyms" messages should become less frequent. In my tests the compression ratio was degraded by about 0.5%, but the results will depend greatly on the number of symbols to compress. Signed-off-by: Paulo Marques <pmarques@grupopie.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-07-27[PATCH] kbuild: signed char fixes for scriptsJ.A. Magallon
This time I did not break anything... and they shut up gcc4 ;) Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2005-05-05[PATCH] ppc32: platform-specific functions missing from kallsyms.David Woodhouse
The PPC32 kernel puts platform-specific functions into separate sections so that unneeded parts of it can be freed when we've booted and actually worked out what we're running on today. This makes kallsyms ignore those functions, because they're not between _[se]text or _[se]inittext. Rather than teaching kallsyms about the various pmac/chrp/etc sections, this patch adds '_[se]extratext' markers for kallsyms. Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-01[PATCH] kallsyms C_SYMBOL_PREFIX supportYoshinori Sato
kallsyms does not consider SYMBOL_PREFIX of C. Consequently it does not work on architectures using that prefix character (h8300, v850). Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-04-16Linux-2.6.12-rc2Linus Torvalds
Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history, even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good infrastructure for it. Let it rip!