Re: [PATCH v2] [v2] crypto: aes-generic - fix aes-generic regression on powerpc
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Mon Sep 17 2018 - 05:29:41 EST
On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 09:18:37AM +0000, Horia Geanta wrote:
> On 1/20/2018 2:44 AM, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 05:07:22PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >> My last bugfix added -Os on the command line, which unfortunately caused
> >> a build regression on powerpc in some configurations.
> >> I've done some more analysis of the original problem and found slightly
> >> different workaround that avoids this regression and also results in
> >> better performance on gcc-7.0: -fcode-hoisting is an optimization step
> >> that got added in gcc-7 and that for all gcc-7 versions causes worse
> >> performance.
> >> This disables -fcode-hoisting on all compilers that understand the option.
> >> For gcc-7.1 and 7.2 I found the same performance as my previous patch
> >> (using -Os), in gcc-7.0 it was even better. On gcc-8 I could see no
> >> change in performance from this patch. In theory, code hoisting should
> >> not be able make things better for the AES cipher, so leaving it
> >> disabled for gcc-8 only serves to simplify the Makefile change.
> >> Reported-by: kbuild test robot <fengguang.wu@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> Link: https://www.mail-archive.com/linux-crypto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/msg30418.html
> >> Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=83356
> >> Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=83651
> >> Fixes: 148b974deea9 ("crypto: aes-generic - build with -Os on gcc-7+")
> >> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
> > Patch applied. Thanks.
> This fix ("commit 6e36719fbe90213fbba9f50093fa2d4d69b0e93c upstream") is needed
> also in 4.14.y stable tree, since it contains commit
> 7cae67e31292 ("crypto: aes-generic - build with -Os on gcc-7+")
> Compilation fails without it:
> crypto/aes_generic.o: In function `crypto_aes_set_key':
> crypto/aes_generic.c:1300: undefined reference to `_restgpr_31_x'
Thanks for letting me know, now queued up.