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Re: [PATCH] also copy symbol attributes when equating an undefined symbol

>>> "H.J. Lu" <> 18.11.09 15:32 >>>
>On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 4:22 AM, Jan Beulich <> wrote:
>> x86 has in md_estimate_size_before_relax() a check determining whether
>> a symbol reference can go without relocation, which for 2.20 got added
>> a check for GNU ifunc symbols. The linker tests would appear to
>> exercise this code, but in reality the fact that ld-ifunc/lib.c gets
>> translated correctly merely was due to __GI_library_func2 also being
>> global. The reason is that this symbol is an equate of an (at the time
>> of the equation at least) undefined symbol, and for such symbol
>> attributes weren't copied so far in pseudo_set().
>Do you have a testcase which fails without your patch?

No, I noticed the issue on the existing test case because of some small
addition I'm using on top of the "official" code. I would have considered
submitting that change eventually, but I hardly can if it breaks a test...


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