Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Revert removing of _INIT_GLOBAL(), _STATIC() and _INIT_STATIC()
From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Mon Jul 14 2014 - 22:13:49 EST
On Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:05:55 +1000
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-07-14 at 20:12 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > I wanted to test some new ftrace code on my PASemi electra powerpc box.
> > But unfortunately it failed to build. It failed with this:
> > LD init/built-in.o
> > arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.o:arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:874:
> > relocation truncated to fit: R_PPC64_REL14 against `.text'+1c90
> > Makefile:864: recipe for target 'vmlinux' failed
> Weird ... what are your gcc and binutils versions ? Smells like a
> toolchain issue to me but I need to dig a bit more. Doesn't hit any
> of my test configs here.
I built it from scratch from the mainline source repos.
dist-ppc-gcc (GCC) 4.6.0
Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
GNU assembler (GNU Binutils) 2.21
Copyright 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program is free software; you may redistribute it under the terms of
the GNU General Public License version 3 or later.
This program has absolutely no warranty.
This assembler was configured for a target of `powerpc64-unknown-linux'.
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