[PATCH AUTOSEL 5.11 17/35] riscv: Use $(LD) instead of $(CC) to link vDSO

Sasha Levin sashal at kernel.org
Wed May 12 11:01:47 PDT 2021

From: Nathan Chancellor <nathan at kernel.org>

[ Upstream commit 7f3d349065d0c643f7f7013fbf9bc9f2c90b675f ]

Currently, the VDSO is being linked through $(CC). This does not match
how the rest of the kernel links objects, which is through the $(LD)

When linking with clang, there are a couple of warnings about flags that
will not be used during the link:

clang-12: warning: argument unused during compilation: '-no-pie' [-Wunused-command-line-argument]
clang-12: warning: argument unused during compilation: '-pg' [-Wunused-command-line-argument]

'-no-pie' was added in commit 85602bea297f ("RISC-V: build vdso-dummy.o
with -no-pie") to override '-pie' getting added to the ld command from
distribution versions of GCC that enable PIE by default. It is
technically no longer needed after commit c2c81bb2f691 ("RISC-V: Fix the
VDSO symbol generaton for binutils-2.35+"), which removed vdso-dummy.o
in favor of generating vdso-syms.S from vdso.so with $(NM) but this also
resolves the issue in case it ever comes back due to having full control
over the $(LD) command. '-pg' is for function tracing, it is not used
during linking as clang states.

These flags could be removed/filtered to fix the warnings but it is
easier to just match the rest of the kernel and use $(LD) directly for
linking. See commits

  fe00e50b2db8 ("ARM: 8858/1: vdso: use $(LD) instead of $(CC) to link VDSO")
  691efbedc60d ("arm64: vdso: use $(LD) instead of $(CC) to link VDSO")
  2ff906994b6c ("MIPS: VDSO: Use $(LD) instead of $(CC) to link VDSO")
  2b2a25845d53 ("s390/vdso: Use $(LD) instead of $(CC) to link vDSO")

for more information.

The flags are converted to linker flags and '--eh-frame-hdr' is added to
match what is added by GCC implicitly, which can be seen by adding '-v'
to GCC's invocation.

Additionally, since this area is being modified, use the $(OBJCOPY)
variable instead of an open coded $(CROSS_COMPILE)objcopy so that the
user's choice of objcopy binary is respected.

Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/803
Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/970
Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <nathan at kernel.org>
Reviewed-by: Fangrui Song <maskray at google.com>
Signed-off-by: Palmer Dabbelt <palmerdabbelt at google.com>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal at kernel.org>
 arch/riscv/kernel/vdso/Makefile | 12 ++++--------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/riscv/kernel/vdso/Makefile b/arch/riscv/kernel/vdso/Makefile
index 71a315e73cbe..ca2b40dfd24b 100644
--- a/arch/riscv/kernel/vdso/Makefile
+++ b/arch/riscv/kernel/vdso/Makefile
@@ -41,11 +41,10 @@ KASAN_SANITIZE := n
 $(obj)/vdso.o: $(obj)/vdso.so
 # link rule for the .so file, .lds has to be first
-SYSCFLAGS_vdso.so.dbg = $(c_flags)
 $(obj)/vdso.so.dbg: $(src)/vdso.lds $(obj-vdso) FORCE
 	$(call if_changed,vdsold)
-SYSCFLAGS_vdso.so.dbg = -shared -s -Wl,-soname=linux-vdso.so.1 \
-	-Wl,--build-id=sha1 -Wl,--hash-style=both
+LDFLAGS_vdso.so.dbg = -shared -s -soname=linux-vdso.so.1 \
+	--build-id=sha1 --hash-style=both --eh-frame-hdr
 # We also create a special relocatable object that should mirror the symbol
 # table and layout of the linked DSO. With ld --just-symbols we can then
@@ -60,13 +59,10 @@ $(obj)/%.so: $(obj)/%.so.dbg FORCE
 # actual build commands
 # The DSO images are built using a special linker script
-# Add -lgcc so rv32 gets static muldi3 and lshrdi3 definitions.
 # Make sure only to export the intended __vdso_xxx symbol offsets.
 quiet_cmd_vdsold = VDSOLD  $@
-      cmd_vdsold = $(CC) $(KBUILD_CFLAGS) $(call cc-option, -no-pie) -nostdlib -nostartfiles $(SYSCFLAGS_$(@F)) \
-                           -Wl,-T,$(filter-out FORCE,$^) -o $@.tmp && \
-                   $(CROSS_COMPILE)objcopy \
-                           $(patsubst %, -G __vdso_%, $(vdso-syms)) $@.tmp $@ && \
+      cmd_vdsold = $(LD) $(ld_flags) -T $(filter-out FORCE,$^) -o $@.tmp && \
+                   $(OBJCOPY) $(patsubst %, -G __vdso_%, $(vdso-syms)) $@.tmp $@ && \
                    rm $@.tmp
 # Extracts symbol offsets from the VDSO, converting them into an assembly file

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