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Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:38:52 -0700
From: Thomas Garnier <>
Cc: Thomas Garnier <>, Thomas Gleixner <>, 
	Ingo Molnar <>, "H. Peter Anvin" <>,, 
	Josh Poimboeuf <>, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>, 
	Philippe Ombredanne <>, Kees Cook <>, 
	Andrey Ryabinin <>, Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
Subject: [PATCH v5 04/27] x86: Add macro to get symbol address for PIE support

Add a new _ASM_MOVABS macro to fetch a symbol address. It will be used
to replace "_ASM_MOV $<symbol>, %dst" code construct that are not compatible
with PIE.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Garnier <>
 arch/x86/include/asm/asm.h | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/asm.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/asm.h
index 219faaec51df..4492a35fad69 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/asm.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/asm.h
@@ -30,6 +30,7 @@
 #define _ASM_ALIGN	__ASM_SEL(.balign 4, .balign 8)
 #define _ASM_MOV	__ASM_SIZE(mov)
+#define _ASM_MOVABS	__ASM_SEL(movl, movabsq)
 #define _ASM_INC	__ASM_SIZE(inc)
 #define _ASM_DEC	__ASM_SIZE(dec)
 #define _ASM_ADD	__ASM_SIZE(add)

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