Re: [PATCHv5 1/4] kbuild: Add build salt to the kernel and modules
From: Masahiro Yamada
Date: Tue Jul 03 2018 - 23:59:58 EST
Thanks for the update.
2018-07-04 8:34 GMT+09:00 Laura Abbott <labbott@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> The build id generated from --build-id can be generated in several different
> ways, with the default being the sha1 on the output of the linked file. For
> distributions, it can be useful to make sure this ID is unique, even if the
> actual file contents don't change. The easiest way to do this is to insert
> a section with some data.
> Add an ELF note to both the kernel and module which contains some data based
> off of a config option.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <labbott@xxxxxxxxxx>
> v5: I used S-o-b here since the majority of the code was written
I think Suggested-by is good enough.
S-o-b is appended as a patch is passed from people to people.
Anyway, this looks good except one bike-shed.
> Please feel free to change the tag if you think it's not
> appropriate. I also tweaked this to take an ascii string instead of just
> a hex value since this makes things much easier on the distribution
> diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
> index 041f3a022122..8de789f40db9 100644
> --- a/init/Kconfig
> +++ b/init/Kconfig
> @@ -107,6 +107,15 @@ config LOCALVERSION_AUTO
> which is done within the script "scripts/setlocalversion".)
> +config BUILD_SALT
> + string "Build ID Salt"
> + default "Linux"
How about empty string ""