[PATCH v7 3/5] arm/boot: Warn on orphan section placement

Kees Cook keescook at chromium.org
Tue Sep 1 22:53:45 EDT 2020

We don't want to depend on the linker's orphan section placement
heuristics as these can vary between linkers, and may change between
versions. All sections need to be explicitly handled in the linker script.

With all sections now handled, enable orphan section warning.

Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org>
 arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile
index b1147b7f2c8d..58028abd05d9 100644
--- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile
+++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/Makefile
@@ -123,6 +123,8 @@ endif
 LDFLAGS_vmlinux += --no-undefined
 # Delete all temporary local symbols
 LDFLAGS_vmlinux += -X
+# Report orphan sections
+LDFLAGS_vmlinux += $(call ld-option, --orphan-handling=warn)
 # Next argument is a linker script
 LDFLAGS_vmlinux += -T

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