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[v3,15/30] kbuild: lto: merge module sections

Message ID 20200918201436.2932360-16-samitolvanen@google.com
State New
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Series Add support for Clang LTO | expand

Commit Message

Sami Tolvanen Sept. 18, 2020, 8:14 p.m. UTC
LLD always splits sections with LTO, which increases module sizes. This
change adds linker script rules to merge the split sections in the final
module.

Suggested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com>
Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
---
 scripts/module.lds.S | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/scripts/module.lds.S b/scripts/module.lds.S
index 69b9b71a6a47..037120173a22 100644
--- a/scripts/module.lds.S
+++ b/scripts/module.lds.S
@@ -25,5 +25,33 @@  SECTIONS {
 	__jump_table		0 : ALIGN(8) { KEEP(*(__jump_table)) }
 }
 
+#ifdef CONFIG_LTO_CLANG
+/*
+ * With CONFIG_LTO_CLANG, LLD always enables -fdata-sections and
+ * -ffunction-sections, which increases the size of the final module.
+ * Merge the split sections in the final binary.
+ */
+SECTIONS {
+	__patchable_function_entries : { *(__patchable_function_entries) }
+
+	.bss : {
+		*(.bss .bss.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*)
+		*(.bss..L*)
+	}
+
+	.data : {
+		*(.data .data.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*)
+		*(.data..L*)
+	}
+
+	.rodata : {
+		*(.rodata .rodata.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*)
+		*(.rodata..L*)
+	}
+
+	.text : { *(.text .text.[0-9a-zA-Z_]*) }
+}
+#endif
+
 /* bring in arch-specific sections */
 #include <asm/module.lds.h>