[PATCH v2 5/5] efi: efistub: convert into static library
ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org
Wed Jul 2 04:23:36 PDT 2014
On 2 July 2014 13:15, Matt Fleming <matt at console-pimps.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jun, at 04:23:37PM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
>> This patch changes both x86 and arm64 efistub implementations from #including
>> shared .c files under drivers/firmware/efi to building the shared code as a
>> static library.
>> The x86 code uses a stub built into the boot executable which uncompresses the
>> kernel at boot time. In this case, the library is linked into the decompressor.
>> In the arm64 case, the stub is part of the kernel proper so the library is
>> linked into the kernel proper as well.
>> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org>
> OK, this breaks the ia64 build because of the following...
> /drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/efi-stub-helper.c:14:21: fatal error: asm/efi.h: No such file or directory
>> diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/Makefile b/drivers/firmware/efi/Makefile
>> index e1096539eedb..d9abdbc962f1 100644
>> --- a/drivers/firmware/efi/Makefile
>> +++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/Makefile
>> @@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
>> # Makefile for linux kernel
>> -obj-$(CONFIG_EFI) += efi.o vars.o
>> +obj-$(CONFIG_EFI) += efi.o vars.o libstub/
>> obj-$(CONFIG_EFI_VARS) += efivars.o
>> obj-$(CONFIG_EFI_VARS_PSTORE) += efi-pstore.o
>> obj-$(CONFIG_UEFI_CPER) += cper.o
> I guess what we need is CONFIG_EFI_LIBSTUB selected by both
> CONFIG_EFI_STUB (for x86) and CONFIG_EFI_ARMSTUB (for arm64)? e.g.
> obj-$(CONFIG_EFI_LIBSTUB) libstub/
Yes, that seems the appropriate way to deal with this.
Let me respin so I can fix the other thing I mentioned yesterday as well.
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