[PATCH] lib: fix 842 build on 32-bit architectures

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Wed May 13 13:56:39 PDT 2015

Building the 842 code on 32-bit ARM currently results in this link

ERROR: "__aeabi_uldivmod" [lib/842/842_decompress.ko] undefined!

The reason is that the __do_index function performs a 64-bit
division by a power-of-two number, but it has no insight into
the function arguments.

By marking that function inline, the fsize argument is always
known at the time that do_index is called, and the compiler is
able to replace the extremely expensive 64-bit division with
a cheap constant shift operation.

Aside from fixing that link error, this approach should also improve
both code size and performance on 32-bit architectures significantly.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
Found while building arm32 allmodconfig with gcc-5.0

diff --git a/lib/842/842_decompress.c b/lib/842/842_decompress.c
index 6b2b45aecde3..285bf6b6959c 100644
--- a/lib/842/842_decompress.c
+++ b/lib/842/842_decompress.c
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ static int do_data(struct sw842_param *p, u8 n)
 	return 0;
-static int __do_index(struct sw842_param *p, u8 size, u8 bits, u64 fsize)
+static inline int __do_index(struct sw842_param *p, u8 size, u8 bits, u64 fsize)
 	u64 index, offset, total = round_down(p->out - p->ostart, 8);
 	int ret;

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