[PATCH] powerpc: Disable RELOCATABLE for COMPILE_TEST with PPC64

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Tue Jul 1 12:22:08 EST 2014

On 06/30/2014 05:55 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi Guenter,
> On Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:45:30 -0700 Guenter Roeck <linux at roeck-us.net> wrote:
>> powerpc:allmodconfig has been failing for some time with the following
>> error.
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S: Assembler messages:
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:1312: Error: attempt to move .org backwards
>> make[1]: *** [arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.o] Error 1
>> A number of attempts to fix the problem by moving around code have been
>> unsuccessful and resulted in failed builds for some configurations and
>> the discovery of toolchain bugs.
>> Fix the problem by disabling RELOCATABLE for COMPILE_TEST builds instead.

s/Fix/Work around/

would probably be a better here.

>> While this is less than perfect, it avoids substantial code changes
>> which would otherwise be necessary just to make COMPILE_TEST builds
>> happy and might have undesired side effects.
>> Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux at roeck-us.net>
> I'll dump this in my "fixes" tree today and see how it goes.

Would be great. Note that allyescconfig still fails with relocation errors
after this patch has been applied.


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