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due to what was essentially a copy and paste error, the changes made
in commit f61be1f875a2758509d6e9e2cf6f1d9603b28b65 caused syscalls
with 5 or 6 arguments (and syscalls with 2, 3, or 4 arguments when
compiled with clang compatibility) to negate the returned error code a
second time, breaking errno reporting.
the mips version of this structure on the kernel side wrongly has
32-bit type rather than 64-bit type. fortunately there is adjacent
padding to bring it up to 64 bits, and on little-endian, this allows
us to treat the adjacent kernel st_dev and st_pad0 as as single
64-bit dev_t. however, on big endian, such treatment results in the
upper and lower 32-bit parts of the dev_t value being swapped. for the
purpose of just comparing st_dev values this did not break anything,
but it precluded actually processing the device numbers as major/minor
since the broken kernel behavior that needs to be worked around is
isolated to one arch, I put the workarounds in syscall_arch.h rather
than adding a stat fixup path in the common code. on little endian
mips, the added code optimizes out completely.
the changes necessary were incompatible with the way the __asm_syscall
macro was factored so I just removed it and flattened the individual
__syscallN functions. this arguably makes the code easier to read and
previously I had wrongly assumed the ll/sc instructions also provided
memory synchronization; apparently they do not. this commit adds sync
instructions before and after each atomic operation and changes the
atomic store to simply use sync before and after a plain store, rather
than a useless compare-and-swap.
despite lacking the semantic content that the asm accesses the
pointed-to object rather than just using its address as a value, the
mips asm was not actually broken. the asm blocks were declared
volatile, meaning that the compiler must treat them as having unknown
however changing the asm to use memory constraints is desirable not
just from a semantic correctness and consistency standpoint, but also
produces better code. the compiler is able to use base/offset
addressing expressions for the atomic object's address rather than
having to load the address into a single register. this improves
access to global locks in static libc, and access to non-zero-offset
atomic fields in synchronization primitives, etc.
this issue caused the address of functions in shared libraries to
resolve to their PLT thunks in the main program rather than their
correct addresses. it was observed causing crashes, though the
mechanism of the crash was not thoroughly investigated. since the
issue is very subtle, it calls for some explanation:
on all well-behaved archs, GOT entries that belong to the PLT use a
special relocation type, typically called JMP_SLOT, so that the
dynamic linker can avoid having the jump destinations for the PLT
resolve to PLT thunks themselves (they also provide a definition for
the symbol, which must be used whenever the address of the function is
taken so that all DSOs see the same address).
however, the traditional mips PIC ABI lacked such a JMP_SLOT
relocation type, presumably because, due to the way PIC works, the
address of the PLT thunk was never needed and could always be ignored.
prior to commit adf94c19666e687a728bbf398f9a88ea4ea19996, the mips
version of reloc.h contained a hack that caused all symbol lookups to
be treated like JMP_SLOT, inhibiting undefined symbols from ever being
used to resolve symbolic relocations. this hack goes all the way back
to commit babf820180368f00742ec65b2050a82380d7c542, when the mips
dynamic linker was first made usable.
during the recent refactoring to eliminate arch-specific relocation
processing (commit adf94c19666e687a728bbf398f9a88ea4ea19996), this
hack was overlooked and no equivalent functionality was provided in
the new code.
fixing the problem is not as simple as adding back an equivalent hack,
since there is now also a "non-PIC ABI" that can be used for the main
executable, which actually does use a PLT. the closest thing to
official documentation I could find for this ABI is nonpic.txt,
attached to Message-ID: 20080701202236.GA1534@caradoc.them.org, which
can be found in the gcc mailing list archives and elsewhere. per this
document, undefined symbols corresponding to PLT thunks have the
STO_MIPS_PLT bit set in the symbol's st_other field. thus, I have
added an arch-specific rule for mips, applied at the find_sym level
rather than the relocation level, to reject undefined symbols with the
STO_MIPS_PLT bit clear.
the previous hack of treating all mips relocations as JMP_SLOT-like,
rather than rejecting the unwanted symbols in find_sym, probably also
caused dlsym to wrongly return PLT thunks in place of the correct
address of a function under at least some conditions. this should now
be fixed, at least for global-scope symbol lookups.
this was one of the main instances of ugly code duplication: all archs
use basically the same types of relocations, but roughly equivalent
logic was duplicated for each arch to account for the different naming
and numbering of relocation types and variation in whether REL or RELA
records are used.
as an added bonus, both REL and RELA are now supported on all archs,
regardless of which is used by the standard toolchain.
the immediate motivation is supporting TLSDESC relocations which
require allocation and thus may fail (unless we pre-allocate), but
this mechanism should also be used for throwing an error on
unsupported or invalid relocation types, and perhaps in certain cases,
for reporting when a relocation is not satisfiable.
linux 3.14 introduced sched_getattr and sched_setattr syscalls in
and the related SCHED_DEADLINE scheduling policy in
but struct sched_attr "extended scheduling parameters data structure"
is not yet exported to userspace (necessary for using the syscalls)
so related uapi definitions are not added yet.
On 32 bit mips the kernel uses -1UL/2 to mark RLIM_INFINITY (and
this is the definition in the userspace api), but since it is in
the middle of the valid range of limits and limits are often
compared with relational operators, various kernel side logic is
broken if larger than -1UL/2 limits are used. So we truncate the
limits to -1UL/2 in get/setrlimit and prlimit.
Even if the kernel side logic consistently treated -1UL/2 as greater
than any other limit value, there wouldn't be any clean workaround
that allowed using large limits:
* using -1UL/2 as RLIM_INFINITY in userspace would mean different
infinity value for get/setrlimt and prlimit (where infinity is always
-1ULL) and userspace logic could break easily (just like the kernel
is broken now) and more special case code would be needed for mips.
* translating -1UL/2 kernel side value to -1ULL in userspace would
mean that -1UL/2 limit cannot be set (eg. -1UL/2+1 had to be passed
to the kernel instead).
The mips arch is special in that it uses different RLIMIT_
numbers than other archs, so allow bits/resource.h to override
the default RLIMIT_ numbers (empty on all archs except mips).
Reported by orc.
in the previous changes, I missed the fact that both the prototype of
the sigaltstack function and the definition of ucontext_t depend on
like almost everything on mips, this is gratuitously different.
it's different at least on mips. mips version will be fixed in a
separate commit to show the change.
the excess space was unused and unintentional. this change does not
affect the ABI between applications and libc. while it does
theoretically affect linkage between third-party translation units
using jmp_buf as part of a structure, we've already changed jmp_buf at
least once on all archs, and problems were never observed, likely
because such usage would be very unusual. in any case it's best to get
things right now rather than making changes sometime during the 1.0.x
series or later.
this seems to have been copied erroneously from the arm version of the
file. it's fairly harmless but it's a mistake and better to fix now
The mips statfs struct layout is different than on other archs, so the
statfs, fstatfs, statvfs and fstatvfs APIs were broken on mips.
Now the ordering is fixed, the types are kept consistent with other archs.
This used to be broken when all archs had the same semid_ds definition:
there is no padding around the time_t members on mips.
the definition was found to be incorrect at least for powerpc, and
fixing this cleanly requires making the definition arch-specific. this
will allow cleaning up the definition for other archs to make it more
specific, and reversing some of the ugliness (time_t hacks) introduced
with the x32 port.
this first commit simply copies the existing definition to each arch
without any changes. this is intentional, to make it easier to review
changes made on a per-arch basis.
Userspace emulated floating-point (gcc -msoft-float) is not compatible
with the default mips abi (assumes an FPU or in kernel emulation of it).
Soft vs hard float abi should not be mixed, __mips_soft_float is checked
in musl's configure script and there is no runtime check. The -sf subarch
does not save/restore floating-point registers in setjmp/longjmp and only
provides dummy fenv implementation.
the reordering of headers caused some risc archs to not see
the __syscall declaration anymore.
this caused build errors on mips with any compiler,
and on arm and microblaze with clang.
we now declare it locally just like the powerpc port does.
the fix should be complete on archs that use the generic definitions
(i386, arm, x86_64, microblaze), but mips and powerpc have not been
checked thoroughly and may need more fixes.
definition in linux:
#define O_TMPFILE (__O_TMPFILE | O_DIRECTORY)
where __O_TMPFILE and O_DIRECTORY are arch specific
previously these macros wrongly had type double rather than long
double. I see no way an application could detect the error in C99, but
C11's _Generic can trivially detect it.
at the same time, even though these archs do not have excess
precision, the number of decimal places used to represent these
constants has been increased to 21 to be consistent with the decimal
representations used for the DBL_* macros.
PAGE_SIZE was hardcoded to 4096, which is historically what most
systems use, but on several archs it is a kernel config parameter,
user space can only know it at execution time from the aux vector.
PAGE_SIZE and PAGESIZE are not defined on archs where page size is
a runtime parameter, applications should use sysconf(_SC_PAGE_SIZE)
to query it. Internally libc code defines PAGE_SIZE to libc.page_size,
which is set to aux[AT_PAGESZ] in __init_libc and early in __dynlink
as well. (Note that libc.page_size can be accessed without GOT, ie.
before relocations are done)
Some fpathconf settings are hardcoded to 4096, these should be actually
queried from the filesystem using statfs.
msg.h was wrong for big-endian (wrong endiannness padding).
shm.h was just plain wrong (mips is not supposed to have padding).
both changes were tested using libc-test on qemu-system-mips.
this is needed for recently committed sigaction code
a mips signal mask contains 128 bits, enough for signals 1 through
128. however, the exit status obtained from the wait-family functions
only has room for values up to 127. reportedly signal 128 was causing
kernelspace bugs, so it was removed from the kernel recently; even
without that issue, however, it was impossible to support it correctly
at the same time, the bug was masked on musl by SIGRTMAX incorrectly
yielding 64 on mips, rather than the "correct" value of 128. now that
the _NSIG issue is fixed, SIGRTMAX can be fixed at the same time,
exposing the full range of signals for application use.
note that the (nonstandardized) libc _NSIG value is actually one
greater than the max signal number, and also one greater than the
kernel headers' idea of _NSIG. this is the reason for the discrepency
with the recent kernel changes. since reducing _NSIG by one brought it
down from 129 to 128, rather than from 128 to 127, _NSIG/8, used
widely in the musl sources, is unchanged.
the only immediate effect of this commit is enabling PIE support on
some archs that did not previously have any Scrt1.s, since the
existing asm files for crt1 override this C code. so some of the
crt_arch.h files committed are only there for the sake of documenting
what their archs "would do" if they used the new C-based crt1.
the expectation is that new archs should use this new system rather
than using heavy asm for crt1. aside from being easier and less
error-prone, it also ensures that PIE support is available immediately
(since Scrt1.o is generated from the same C source, using -fPIC)
rather than having to be added as an afterthought in the porting
this is necessary to meet the C++ ABI target. alternatives were
considered to avoid the size increase for non-sig jmp_buf objects, but
they seemed to have worse properties. moreover, the relative size
increase is only extreme on x86[_64]; one way of interpreting this is
that, if the size increase from this patch makes jmp_buf use too much
memory, then the program was already using too much memory when built
for non-x86 archs.
i386 was done with the big commit but I missed the others
rather than moving nlink_t back to the arch-specific file, I've added
a macro _Reg defined to the canonical type for register-size values on
the arch. this is not the same as _Addr for (not-yet-supported)
32-on-64 pseudo-archs like x32 and mips n32, so a new macro was
aside from the obvious C++ ABI purpose for this change, it also brings
musl into alignment with the compiler's idea of the definition of
wint_t (use in -Wformat), and makes the situation less awkward on ARM,
where wchar_t is unsigned.
internal code using wint_t and WEOF was checked against this change,
and while a few cases of storing WEOF into wchar_t were found, they
all seem to operate properly with the natural conversion from unsigned
the arch-specific bits/alltypes.h.sh has been replaced with a generic
alltypes.h.in and minimal arch-specific bits/alltypes.h.in.
this commit is intended to have no functional changes except:
- exposing additional symbols that POSIX allows but does not require
- changing the C++ name mangling for some types
- fixing the signedness of blksize_t on powerpc (POSIX requires signed)
- fixing the limit macros for sig_atomic_t on x86_64
- making dev_t an unsigned type (ABI matching goal, and more logical)
in addition, some types that were wrongly defined with long on 32-bit
archs were changed to int, and vice versa; this change is
non-functional except for the possibility of making pointer types
mismatch, and only affects programs that were using them incorrectly,
and only at build-time, not runtime.
the following changes were made in the interest of moving
non-arch-specific types out of the alltypes system and into the
headers they're associated with, and also will tend to improve
- netdb.h now includes netinet/in.h (for socklen_t and uint32_t)
- netinet/in.h now includes sys/socket.h and inttypes.h
- sys/resource.h now includes sys/time.h (for struct timeval)
- sys/wait.h now includes signal.h (for siginfo_t)
- langinfo.h now includes nl_types.h (for nl_item)
for the types in stdint.h:
- types which are of no interest to other headers were moved out of
the alltypes system.
- fast types for 8- and 64-bit are hard-coded (at least for now); only
the 16- and 32-bit ones have reason to vary by arch.
and the following types have been changed for C++ ABI purposes;
- mbstate_t now has a struct tag, __mbstate_t
- FILE's struct tag has been changed to _IO_FILE
- DIR's struct tag has been changed to __dirstream
- locale_t's struct tag has been changed to __locale_struct
- pthread_t is defined as unsigned long in C++ mode only
- fpos_t now has a struct tag, _G_fpos64_t
- fsid_t's struct tag has been changed to __fsid_t
- idtype_t has been made an enum type (also required by POSIX)
- nl_catd has been changed from long to void *
- siginfo_t's struct tag has been removed
- sigset_t's has been given a struct tag, __sigset_t
- stack_t has been given a struct tag, sigaltstack
- suseconds_t has been changed to long on 32-bit archs
- [u]intptr_t have been changed from long to int rank on 32-bit archs
- dev_t has been made unsigned
summary of tests that have been performed against these changes:
- nsz's libc-test (diff -u before and after)
- C++ ABI check symbol dump (diff -u before, after, glibc)
- grepped for __NEED, made sure types needed are still in alltypes
- built gcc 3.4.6
this change is both to fix one of the remaining type (and thus C++
ABI) mismatches with glibc/LSB and to allow use of the full range of
uid and gid values, if so desired.
passwd/group access functions were not prepared to deal with unsigned
values, so they too have been fixed with this commit.
prior to this change, using a non-default syslibdir was impractical on
systems where the ordinary library paths contain musl-incompatible
library files. the file containing search paths was always taken from
/etc, which would either correspond to a system-wide musl
installation, or fail to exist at all, resulting in searching of the
default library path.
the new search strategy is safe even for suid programs because the
pathname used comes from the PT_INTERP header of the program being
run, rather than any external input.
as part of this change, I have also begun differentiating the names of
arch variants that differ by endianness or floating point calling
convention. the corresponding changes in the build system and and gcc
wrapper script (to use an alternate dynamic linker name) for these
configurations have not yet been made.
despite declaring functions that take arguments of type va_list, these
headers are not permitted by the c standard to expose the definition
of va_list, so an alias for the type must be used. the name
__isoc_va_list was chosen to convey that the purpose of this alternate
name is for iso c conformance, and to avoid the multitude of names
which gcc mangles with its hideous "fixincludes" monstrosity, leading
to serious header breakage if these "fixes" are run.
previously we were using an unsigned type on 32-bit systems so that
subtraction would be well-defined when it wrapped, but since wrapping
is non-conforming anyway (when clock() overflows, it has to return -1)
the only use of unsigned would be to buy a little bit more time before
overflow. this does not seem worth having the type vary per-arch
(which leads to more arch-specific bugs) or disagree with the ABI musl
there was some question as to how many decimal places to use, since
one decimal place is always sufficient to identify the smallest
denormal uniquely. for now, I'm following the example in the C
standard which is consistent with the other min/max macros we already
had in place.
the preprocessor can reliably determine the signedness of wchar_t.
L'\0' is used for 0 in the expressions so that, if the underlying type
of wchar_t is long rather than int, the promoted type of the
expression will match the type of wchar_t.
this type was removed back in 5243e5f1606a9c6fcf01414e ,
because it was removed from the XSI specs.
however some apps use it.
since it's in the POSIX reserved namespace, we can expose it
and remove syscall todos from microblaze
SO_REUSEPORT implementation was merged in the linux kernel commit
the issue at hand is that many syscalls require as an argument the
kernel-ABI size of sigset_t, intended to allow the kernel to switch to
a larger sigset_t in the future. previously, each arch was defining
this size in syscall_arch.h, which was redundant with the definition
of _NSIG in bits/signal.h. as it's used in some not-quite-portable
application code as well, _NSIG is much more likely to be recognized
and understood immediately by someone reading the code, and it's also
shorter and less cluttered.
note that _NSIG is actually 65/129, not 64/128, but the division takes
care of throwing away the off-by-one part.