[PATCH] mpi: Fix powerpc32 build

Dirk Eibach dirk.eibach at gdsys.cc
Mon May 7 11:56:54 CEST 2018


2018-04-26 8:39 GMT+02:00 Dirk Eibach <dirk.eibach at gdsys.cc>:
> Hi Werner,
> sorry my last try to reply got HTML encoded and had the wrong sender
> address. Using android for sending emails is probably not a wise
> choice m(
> 2018-04-25 17:54 GMT+02:00 Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org>:
>> On Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:09, dirk.eibach at gdsys.cc said:
>>> The ENTRY macro is called with C format parameter.
>>> Adding a second underscore breaks the build.
>> This code has not been changed for ages.  Thus I am wondering why you
>> see a build problem only now.  Well, I can't remember that I ever used a
>> powerpc32 box and this leads to the question why you start to use
>> powerpc32 now.
> We are using ppc32 in our products for ages. This is simply the first
> time we need libgcrypt.
> I saw that the code has not been changed for ages. But if you have a
> look at syntax.h, it is pretty obvious that it cannot work this way.
> EALIGN adds another underscore while END does not.
> But they are called (e.g. inmpih-add1.S) with
> EALIGN(_gcry_mpih_add_n,3,0) and END(_gcry_mpih_add_n).
> Both start the parameter with an underscore.
> After passing the preprocessor this results in:
> .globl __gcry_mpih_add_n; .type __gcry_mpih_add_n, at function; .align 3;
> ; __gcry_mpih_add_n:
> ...
> .size _gcry_mpih_add_n,.-_gcry_mpih_add_n
> This leads to
> Error: .size expression for _gcry_mpih_add_n does not evaluate to a constant
> Cheers
> Dirk

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