[PATCH 00/12] ARM: use adr_l/ldr_l macros for PC-relative references

Nick Desaulniers ndesaulniers at google.com
Tue Sep 15 19:31:12 EDT 2020

On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 2:30 PM Ard Biesheuvel <ardb at kernel.org> wrote:
> Excellent, thanks for testing. Do you have any coverage for Thumb2
> builds as well? (CONFIG_THUMB2_KERNEL=y)

Ah, right, manually testing ARCH=arm defconfig with
CONFIG_THUMB2_KERNEL enabled via menuconfig:

Builds and boots for clang.

(Also needed https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200915225751.274531-1-ndesaulniers@google.com/T/#u
for an unrelated issue).

For GCC, I observe:

arch/arm/vfp/vfphw.o: in function `vfp_support_entry':
(.text+0xa): relocation truncated to fit: R_ARM_THM_JUMP19 against
symbol `vfp_kmode_exception' defined in .text.unlikely section in

There doesn't seem to be a config option to work around that for now.
Though it's not caused by your series; if I drop your series, I can
still reproduce.

Is there a different config I should be testing rather than
defconfig+manual testing, like one of the existing configs? Looks like
only milbeaut_m10v_defconfig enable THUMB2 by default.  I should add
that to my CI and kernelCI for coverage with clang.

builds with your series for clang.  Looks like that config may be
currently broken for GCC?
Looks like it doesn't boot with Clang, so I'll need to debug that.
Again, both of the two past sentences are regardless of your series.
So your series still LGTM.
~Nick Desaulniers

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