Patchwork ftrace breaks sparc64 build

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Submitter Jan Beulich
Date Jan. 8, 2009, 9:28 a.m.
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Permalink /patch/17298/
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Delegated to: David Miller
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Jan Beulich - Jan. 8, 2009, 9:28 a.m.
>>> Al Viro <> 06.01.09 12:35 >>>
>On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 07:53:04AM +0000, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> The others look like a tools side behavioral difference, as I never saw any
>> such. Is this problem sparc32-specific (I tested x86 and ia64 only)? What's
>> the binutils version used?
>And no, it's not tools side.  What it is, AFAICT, is that sparc32 has
>LDFLAGS_vmlinux = -r, which leaves a metric arseload of relocs that
>wouldn't have survived into vmlinux otherwise.  Look at .rela__ksymtab
>in .tmp_vmlinux1, for example...

So that should help:

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--- a/init/Kconfig
+++ b/init/Kconfig
@@ -588,6 +588,8 @@ 
 	bool "Strip machine generated symbols from kallsyms"
 	depends on KALLSYMS_ALL
+	# This doesn't work with -r in LDFLAGS_vmlinux.
+	depends on !SPARC || SPARC64
 	default y
 	  Say N if you want kallsyms to retain even machine generated symbols.