Commit b2113a41 authored by Riku Voipio's avatar Riku Voipio Committed by Linus Torvalds

uselib: default depending if libc5 was used

uselib hasn't been used since libc5; glibc does not use it.  Deprecate
uselib a bit more, by making the default y only if libc5 was widely used
on the plaform.

This makes arm64 kernel built with defconfig slightly smaller

  add/remove: 0/3 grow/shrink: 0/2 up/down: 0/-1390 (-1390)
  function                                     old     new   delta
  kernel_config_data                         18164   18162      -2
  uselib_flags                                  20       -     -20
  padzero                                      216     192     -24
  sys_uselib                                   380       -    -380
  load_elf_library                             964       -    -964
Signed-off-by: default avatarRiku Voipio <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarJosh Triplett <>
Acked-by: default avatarGeert Uytterhoeven <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent dfffa587
......@@ -285,7 +285,7 @@ config FHANDLE
config USELIB
bool "uselib syscall"
default y
def_bool ALPHA || M68K || SPARC || X86_32 || IA32_EMULATION
This option enables the uselib syscall, a system call used in the
dynamic linker from libc5 and earlier. glibc does not use this
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