Re: [PATCH bpf-next 07/11] samples: bpf: add makefile.prog for separate CC build

From: Ivan Khoronzhuk
Date: Fri Sep 13 2019 - 18:15:02 EST

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 09:33:58PM +0000, Yonghong Song wrote:

On 9/10/19 11:38 AM, Ivan Khoronzhuk wrote:
The makefile.prog is added only, will be used in sample/bpf/Makefile
later in order to switch cross-compiling on CC from HOSTCC.

The HOSTCC is supposed to build binaries and tools running on the host
afterwards, in order to simplify build or so, like "fixdep" or else.
In case of cross compiling "fixdep" is executed on host when the rest
samples should run on target arch. In order to build binaries for
target arch with CC and tools running on host with HOSTCC, lets add
Makefile.prog for simplicity, having definition and routines similar
to ones, used in script/ This allows later add
cross-compilation to samples/bpf with minimum changes.

So this is really or Makefile.user, right?
It's cut and modified version of

In BPF, 'prog' can refers to user prog or bpf prog.
To avoid ambiguity, maybe as target = host not always.
Makefile.user also looks ok, but doesn't contain target,
maybe "targetuser", but bpf is also target...
Initially I was thinking about Makefile.targetprog, but it looks too long.

Makefile.prog contains only stuff needed for samples/bpf, potentially
can be reused and extended for other prog sets later and now needed

What do you mean 'extended for other prog sets'? I am wondering whether
Another kind of samples...with c++ for instance.

we could just include 'scripts/'? How hard it is?
It's bound to HOSTCC and it's environment. It is included by default and
was used before this patchset, blocking cross complication.

only for unblocking tricky samples/bpf cross compilation.

Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk@xxxxxxxxxx>
samples/bpf/Makefile.prog | 77 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 77 insertions(+)
create mode 100644 samples/bpf/Makefile.prog

diff --git a/samples/bpf/Makefile.prog b/samples/bpf/Makefile.prog
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..3781999b9193
--- /dev/null
+++ b/samples/bpf/Makefile.prog
@@ -0,0 +1,77 @@
+# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
+# ==========================================================================
+# Building binaries on the host system
+# Binaries are not used during the compilation of the kernel, and intendent
+# to be build for target board, target board can be host ofc. Added to build
+# binaries to run not on host system.
+# Only C is supported, but can be extended for C++.

The above comment is not needed.
will drop it.

samples/bpf/ only have C now. I am wondering whether your below scripts
can be simplified, e.g., removing cxxobjs.
I think yes, will try

+# Sample syntax (see Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.rst for reference)
+# progs-y := xsk_example
+# Will compile xdpsock_example.c and create an executable named xsk_example
+# progs-y := xdpsock
+# xdpsock-objs := xdpsock_1.o xdpsock_2.o
+# Will compile xdpsock_1.c and xdpsock_2.c, and then link the executable
+# xdpsock, based on xdpsock_1.o and xdpsock_2.o
+# Inherited from scripts/
+__progs := $(sort $(progs-y))
+# C code
+# Executables compiled from a single .c file
+prog-csingle := $(foreach m,$(__progs), \
+ $(if $($(m)-objs)$($(m)-cxxobjs),,$(m)))
+# C executables linked based on several .o files
+prog-cmulti := $(foreach m,$(__progs),\
+ $(if $($(m)-cxxobjs),,$(if $($(m)-objs),$(m))))
+# Object (.o) files compiled from .c files
+prog-cobjs := $(sort $(foreach m,$(__progs),$($(m)-objs)))
+prog-csingle := $(addprefix $(obj)/,$(prog-csingle))
+prog-cmulti := $(addprefix $(obj)/,$(prog-cmulti))
+prog-cobjs := $(addprefix $(obj)/,$(prog-cobjs))
+# Handle options to gcc. Support building with separate output directory
+_progc_flags = $(PROGS_CFLAGS) \
+ $(PROGCFLAGS_$(basetarget).o)
+# $(objtree)/$(obj) for including generated headers from checkin source files
+ifeq ($(KBUILD_EXTMOD),)
+ifdef building_out_of_srctree
+_progc_flags += -I $(objtree)/$(obj)
+progc_flags = -Wp,-MD,$(depfile) $(_progc_flags)
+# Create executable from a single .c file
+# prog-csingle -> Executable
+quiet_cmd_prog-csingle = CC $@
+ cmd_prog-csingle = $(CC) $(progc_flags) $(PROGS_LDFLAGS) -o $@ $< \
+$(prog-csingle): $(obj)/%: $(src)/%.c FORCE
+ $(call if_changed_dep,prog-csingle)
+# Link an executable based on list of .o files, all plain c
+# prog-cmulti -> executable
+quiet_cmd_prog-cmulti = LD $@
+ cmd_prog-cmulti = $(CC) $(progc_flags) $(PROGS_LDFLAGS) -o $@ \
+ $(addprefix $(obj)/,$($(@F)-objs)) \
+$(prog-cmulti): $(prog-cobjs) FORCE
+ $(call if_changed,prog-cmulti)
+$(call multi_depend, $(prog-cmulti), , -objs)
+# Create .o file from a single .c file
+# prog-cobjs -> .o
+quiet_cmd_prog-cobjs = CC $@
+ cmd_prog-cobjs = $(CC) $(progc_flags) -c -o $@ $<
+$(prog-cobjs): $(obj)/%.o: $(src)/%.c FORCE
+ $(call if_changed_dep,prog-cobjs)

Ivan Khoronzhuk