Re: [PATCH] MIPS: VDSO: Fix build error

From: Sergei Shtylyov
Date: Tue Dec 08 2015 - 07:10:35 EST


On 12/8/2015 1:11 PM, Qais Yousef wrote:

Commit ebb5e78cc634 (MIPS: Initial implementation of a VDSO) introduced a build

scripts/ now enforces certain format for the commit citing -- you also need to enclose the summary in "".

For MIPS VDSO to be compiled it requires binutils version 2.25 or above but the
check in the Makefile had inverted logic causing it to be compiled in if binutils
is below 2.25.

This fixes the following compilation error:

CC arch/mips/vdso/gettimeofday.o
/tmp/ccsExcUd.s: Assembler messages:
/tmp/ccsExcUd.s:62: Error: can't resolve `_start' {*UND* section} - `L0' {.text section}
/tmp/ccsExcUd.s:467: Error: can't resolve `_start' {*UND* section} - `L0' {.text section}
make[2]: *** [arch/mips/vdso/gettimeofday.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [arch/mips/vdso] Error 2
make: *** [arch/mips] Error 2

Signed-off-by: Qais Yousef <qais.yousef@xxxxxxxxxx>

MBR, Sergei

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