On Fri, 2 Feb 2018, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> We use a hack in xscale-cp0.c to allow building it for ARMv4 while
> also using ARMv5TE and iWMMXt specific inline assembly, by
> adding a top-level asm statement.
> 
> Unfortunately that hack no longer works with gcc-8, since it will
> revert back to the normal architecture. The recommended way of
> handling this is to use __attribute__((target("armv5te"))) on the
> functions that need it, or #pragma GCC target("arch=armv5te").
> Either of those work with gcc-8, but not earlier versions, and
> it seems worse to combine that with the old hack.
> 
> Instead, this adds the .arch statement to each inline assembler
> statement that needs it individually. That is also slightly uglier
> than the previous hack, but it works with all compiler versions
> and documents better why we need the override in the first place.
> 
> Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=84129
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <a...@arndb.de>

Acked-by: Nicolas Pitre <n...@linaro.org>


> ---
>  arch/arm/kernel/xscale-cp0.c | 7 ++++---
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/xscale-cp0.c b/arch/arm/kernel/xscale-cp0.c
> index 77a2eef72115..e06a2f6dac4f 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/xscale-cp0.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/xscale-cp0.c
> @@ -17,11 +17,10 @@
>  #include <asm/thread_notify.h>
>  #include <asm/cputype.h>
>  
> -asm("        .arch armv5te\n");
> -
>  static inline void dsp_save_state(u32 *state)
>  {
>       __asm__ __volatile__ (
> +             ".arch  armv5te\n\t"
>               "mrrc   p0, 0, %0, %1, c0\n"
>               : "=r" (state[0]), "=r" (state[1]));
>  }
> @@ -29,6 +28,7 @@ static inline void dsp_save_state(u32 *state)
>  static inline void dsp_load_state(u32 *state)
>  {
>       __asm__ __volatile__ (
> +             ".arch  armv5te\n\t"
>               "mcrr   p0, 0, %0, %1, c0\n"
>               : : "r" (state[0]), "r" (state[1]));
>  }
> @@ -134,7 +134,8 @@ static int __init cpu_has_iwmmxt(void)
>        *      tmrrc   %0, %1, wR0
>        */
>       __asm__ __volatile__ (
> -             "mcrr   p0, 0, %2, %3, c0\n"
> +             ".arch  armv5te\n\t"
> +             "mcrr   p0, 0, %2, %3, c0\n\t"
>               "mrrc   p0, 0, %0, %1, c0\n"
>               : "=r" (lo), "=r" (hi)
>               : "r" (0), "r" (0x100));
> -- 
> 2.9.0
> 
> 

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