Commit ca41b97e authored by Peter Zijlstra's avatar Peter Zijlstra Committed by Ingo Molnar
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objtool: Add module specific retpoline rules

David allowed retpolines in .init.text, except for modules, which will
trip up objtool retpoline validation, fix that.

Requested-by: default avatarDavid Woodhouse <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarPeter Zijlstra (Intel) <>
Acked-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <>
Acked-by: default avatarJosh Poimboeuf <>
Cc: Andy Lutomirski <>
Cc: Arjan van de Ven <>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <>
Cc: Dan Williams <>
Cc: Dave Hansen <>
Cc: David Woodhouse <>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <>
parent b5bc2231
......@@ -256,6 +256,8 @@ __objtool_obj := $(objtree)/tools/objtool/objtool
objtool_args = $(if $(CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC),orc generate,check)
objtool_args += $(if $(part-of-module), --module,)
objtool_args += --no-fp
......@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@
#include "builtin.h"
#include "check.h"
bool no_fp, no_unreachable, retpoline;
bool no_fp, no_unreachable, retpoline, module;
static const char * const check_usage[] = {
"objtool check [<options>] file.o",
......@@ -40,6 +40,7 @@ const struct option check_options[] = {
OPT_BOOLEAN('f', "no-fp", &no_fp, "Skip frame pointer validation"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('u', "no-unreachable", &no_unreachable, "Skip 'unreachable instruction' warnings"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('r', "retpoline", &retpoline, "Validate retpoline assumptions"),
OPT_BOOLEAN('m', "module", &module, "Indicates the object will be part of a kernel module"),
......@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
#include <subcmd/parse-options.h>
extern const struct option check_options[];
extern bool no_fp, no_unreachable, retpoline;
extern bool no_fp, no_unreachable, retpoline, module;
extern int cmd_check(int argc, const char **argv);
extern int cmd_orc(int argc, const char **argv);
......@@ -1958,6 +1958,15 @@ static int validate_retpoline(struct objtool_file *file)
if (insn->retpoline_safe)
* .init.text code is ran before userspace and thus doesn't
* strictly need retpolines, except for modules which are
* loaded late, they very much do need retpoline in their
* .init.text
if (!strcmp(insn->sec->name, ".init.text") && !module)
WARN_FUNC("indirect %s found in RETPOLINE build",
insn->sec, insn->offset,
insn->type == INSN_JUMP_DYNAMIC ? "jump" : "call");
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