[PATCH] fixdep: fix U-Boot own code to handle only valid symbol characters
masahiroy at kernel.org
Tue Feb 18 18:40:06 CET 2020
On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 8:06 PM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy at kernel.org> wrote:
> Currently, fixdep skips parsing include/linux/kconfig.h, but if it
> parsed it, it would translate the following code in kconfig.h
> $(wildcard include/config/option##/module.h)
> When Kbuild includes .*.cmd, it would emit the following error:
> *** unterminated call to function 'wildcard': missing ')'. Stop.
> This issue prevents us from importing the upstream Linux commit
> 638e69cf2230 ("fixdep: do not ignore kconfig.h").
> Fix this by handling only alphanumerical characters and underscores.
> This makes sense because they match to the valid character sets in
> Kconfig symbols.
> As a side-note, you can reproduce this issue only on GNU Make <= 4.2.1
> For GNU Make <= 4.2.1, the '#' always means the start of a comment.
> Hence, GNU Make thinks the closing ')' is missing.
> The following commit in GNU Make changed how it handles '#' in
> function invocations. So, this does not happen for GNU Make 4.3
> | commit c6966b323811c37acedff05b576b907b06aea5f4
> | Author: Paul Smith <psmith at gnu.org>
> | Date: Thu Dec 22 18:47:26 2016 -0500
> | [SV 20513] Un-escaped # are not comments in function invocations
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy at kernel.org>
> This patch is applicable to the current upstream code.
One more tag:
Reported-by: Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com>
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