Re: "make ARCH=ia64 headers_install" generates assembly errors

From: Prarit Bhargava <prarit_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2007-10-11 01:19:29
Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   the result of running:
>
> $ make -d V=1 ARCH=ia64 headers_install
>
> Reading makefiles...
> Reading makefile `Makefile'...
> Reading makefile `/home/rpjday/k/git/scripts/Kbuild.include' (search path) (no ~ expansion)...
> Reading makefile `/home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/Makefile' (search path) (no ~ expansion)...
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-segrel.S: Assembler messages:
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-segrel.S:1: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.rodata'
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-segrel.S:2: Error: no such instruction: `data4 @segrel(start)'
> objdump: '/tmp/out26433': No such file
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/toolchain-flags: line 19: [: !=: unary operator expected
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-text-align.S: Assembler messages:
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-text-align.S:1: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.proc'
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-text-align.S:2: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.prologue'
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-text-align.S:3: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.save'
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-text-align.S:6: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.endp'
> readelf: Error: '/tmp/out26433': No such file
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-gas-asm.S: Assembler messages:
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-gas-asm.S:1: Error: junk at end of line, first unrecognized character is `['
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-gas-asm.S:2: Error: unknown pseudo-op: `.xdata4'
> objdump: '/tmp/out26459.o': No such file
> /home/rpjday/k/git/arch/ia64/scripts/check-gas: line 10: [: !=: unary operator expected
> Updating makefiles....
> ... etc etc ...
>
>   the issue appears to be this snippet from arch/ia64/Makefile:
>
> ...
> GAS_STATUS      = $(shell $(srctree)/arch/ia64/scripts/check-gas "$(CC)" "$(OBJDUMP)")
> CPPFLAGS += $(shell $(srctree)/arch/ia64/scripts/toolchain-flags "$(CC)" "$(OBJDUMP)" "$(READELF)")
> ...
>
>   

Are these lines even useful anymore given the current tool chain we have?

P.


>   this will obviously cause problems if you have no cross-compiler,
> which you really shouldn't need if all you're doing is installing
> headers, anyway.
>
>   the headers_install step still works, but it would be cleaner if the
> Makefile didn't try to do things like check for proper assembler when
> there's no call for it.
>
> rday
>
>   
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Received on Thu Oct 11 01:19:42 2007

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