[edk2] [PATCH] BaseTools/tools_def ARM: use softfloat target for CLANG3x

Ard Biesheuvel ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org
Thu Dec 20 00:14:13 PST 2018


On Thu, 20 Dec 2018 at 07:54, Gao, Liming <liming.gao at intel.com> wrote:
>
> Ard:
>   So, this change requires ARM users to install the additional tool chain? If yes, could you list the detail impact to user?
>

As mentioned in the commit log

> >Unfortunately, this requires all CLANG3x/ARM users to install
> >another cross toolchain.

but in fact, you only need arm-linux-gnueabi binutils, so I will
update that. Could you elaborate on what level of detail you had in
mind beyond that?



> Thanks
> Liming
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: edk2-devel [mailto:edk2-devel-bounces at lists.01.org] On Behalf Of Ard
> >Biesheuvel
> >Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 10:50 PM
> >To: edk2-devel at lists.01.org
> >Cc: Gao, Liming <liming.gao at intel.com>
> >Subject: [edk2] [PATCH] BaseTools/tools_def ARM: use softfloat target for
> >CLANG3x
> >
> >The target triplet we use for CLANG35 and CLANG38 specifies a
> >hardfloat target, and so the binaries that are emitted are
> >annotated as using VFP registers for passing floating point
> >arguments, even though no VFP is used anywhere in the code.
> >
> >This works fine as long as we don't try to link against code
> >that uses software floating point, since combining object files
> >with different floating point calling conventions is not permitted.
> >
> >So switch to the softfloat arm-linux-gnueabi triplet instead.
> >Unfortunately, this requires all CLANG3x/ARM users to install
> >another cross toolchain.
> >
> >Contributed-under: TianoCore Contribution Agreement 1.1
> >Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel at linaro.org>
> >---
> > BaseTools/Conf/tools_def.template | 4 ++--
> > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> >diff --git a/BaseTools/Conf/tools_def.template
> >b/BaseTools/Conf/tools_def.template
> >index 2ba833e1fb06..f82bc72327d8 100755
> >--- a/BaseTools/Conf/tools_def.template
> >+++ b/BaseTools/Conf/tools_def.template
> >@@ -5231,7 +5231,7 @@ RELEASE_GCC5_AARCH64_DLINK_XIPFLAGS = -z
> >common-page-size=0x20
> > *_CLANG35_*_DLINK_PATH           = ENV(CLANG35_BIN)clang
> > *_CLANG35_*_ASLDLINK_PATH        = ENV(CLANG35_BIN)clang
> >
> >-DEFINE CLANG35_ARM_TARGET        = -target arm-linux-gnueabihf
> >+DEFINE CLANG35_ARM_TARGET        = -target arm-linux-gnueabi
> > DEFINE CLANG35_AARCH64_TARGET    = -target aarch64-linux-gnu
> >
> > DEFINE CLANG35_WARNING_OVERRIDES = -Wno-parentheses-equality -
> >Wno-tautological-compare -Wno-tautological-constant-out-of-range-compare
> >-Wno-empty-body -Wno-unknown-warning-option
> >@@ -5384,7 +5384,7 @@ NOOPT_CLANG38_X64_DLINK2_FLAGS     =
> >DEF(GCC5_X64_DLINK2_FLAGS) -O0
> > ##################
> > # CLANG38 ARM definitions
> > ##################
> >-DEFINE CLANG38_ARM_TARGET        = -target arm-linux-gnueabihf
> >+DEFINE CLANG38_ARM_TARGET        = -target arm-linux-gnueabi
> > DEFINE CLANG38_ARM_CC_FLAGS      = DEF(GCC_ARM_CC_FLAGS)
> >DEF(CLANG38_ARM_TARGET) DEF(CLANG38_WARNING_OVERRIDES) -mno-
> >movt
> > DEFINE CLANG38_ARM_DLINK_FLAGS   = DEF(CLANG38_ARM_TARGET)
> >DEF(GCC_ARM_DLINK_FLAGS)
> >
> >--
> >2.19.2
> >
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