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+#!/usr/bin/perl
+
+# Copyright © 2009 IBM Corporation
+
+# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
+# modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
+# as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
+# 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
+
+# This script checks the relcoations of a vmlinux for "suspicious"
+# relocations.
+
+use strict;
+use warnings;
+
+if ($#ARGV != 1) {
+ die "$0 [path to objdump] [path to vmlinux]\n";
+}
+
+# Have Kbuild supply the path to objdump so we handle cross compilation.
+my $objdump = shift;
+my $vmlinux = shift;
+my $bad_relocs_count = 0;
+my $bad_relocs = "";
+my $old_binutils = 0;
+
+open(FD, "$objdump -R $vmlinux|") or die;
+while (<FD>) {
+ study $_;
+
+ # Only look at relcoation lines.
+ next if (!/\s+R_/);
+
+ # These relocations are okay
+ next if (/R_PPC64_RELATIVE/ or /R_PPC64_NONE/ or
+ /R_PPC64_ADDR64\s+mach_/);
+
+ # If we see this type of relcoation it's an idication that
+ # we /may/ be using an old version of binutils.
+ if (/R_PPC64_UADDR64/) {
+ $old_binutils++;
+ }
+
+ $bad_relocs_count++;
+ $bad_relocs .= $_;
+}
+
+if ($bad_relocs_count) {
+ print "WARNING: $bad_relocs_count bad relocations\n";
+ print $bad_relocs;
+}
+
+if ($old_binutils) {
+ print "WARNING: You need at binutils >= 2.19 to build a ".
+ "CONFIG_RELCOATABLE kernel\n";
+}

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