[PATCH] powerpc: Revert removing of _INIT_GLOBAL(), _STATIC() and _INIT_STATIC()

Steven Rostedt rostedt at goodmis.org
Tue Jul 22 04:56:51 EST 2014

On Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:05:55 +1000
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> 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.

Can you test the attached config with this toolchain and see if you get
the same build bug.



-- Steve

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