Re: [PATCH 1/6] tools/rtla: Fix Makefile compiler options for clang

From: Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
Date: Thu Feb 08 2024 - 05:31:01 EST

On 2/6/24 16:48, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2024 at 12:05:29PM +0100, Daniel Bristot de Oliveira wrote:
>> The following errors are showing up when compiling rtla with clang:
>> $ make HOSTCC=clang CC=clang LLVM_IAS=1
>> [...]
>> clang -O -g -DVERSION=\"6.8.0-rc1\" -flto=auto -ffat-lto-objects
>> -fexceptions -fstack-protector-strong
>> -fasynchronous-unwind-tables -fstack-clash-protection -Wall
>> -Werror=format-security -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2
>> -Wp,-D_GLIBCXX_ASSERTIONS -Wno-maybe-uninitialized
>> $(pkg-config --cflags libtracefs) -c -o src/utils.o src/utils.c
>> clang: warning: optimization flag '-ffat-lto-objects' is not supported [-Wignored-optimization-argument]
> For what it's worth, this flag is supported in clang 17.0.0 and newer:

Good! still, I am getting this error on fedora, with this clang version:

bristot@x1:~/src/git/linux/tools/tracing/rtla$ clang --version
clang version 17.0.6 (Fedora 17.0.6-1.fc39)
Target: x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu
Thread model: posix
InstalledDir: /usr/bin


> But if it is not critical, just dropping the flag like you have done
> here rather than conditionally supporting it is probably easier.

Yeah, I will drop it for now, and keep monitoring.

Thanks Natan!
-- Daniel