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Re: [PATCH] PR ld/21233: Avoid sweeping forced-undefined symbols in section GC
On 19 April 2017 at 14:52, Maciej W. Rozycki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Apr 2017, Christophe Lyon wrote:
>> I've noticed that these tests fail on aarch64 and arm targets:
>> ./ld/ld.sum:FAIL: PR ld/21233 dynamic symbols with section GC (--undefined)
>> ./ld/ld.sum:FAIL: PR ld/21233 dynamic symbols with section GC
>> ./ld/ld.sum:FAIL: PR ld/21233 dynamic symbols with section GC (EXTERN)
>> Is it a known problem?
> I guess it depends to whom. It was certainly discussed and symptoms of
> the problem with the respective backends (though not its cause) identified
> in this thread, and pieces of that consideration were even present in the
> part you quoted.
:-) Indeed, it looks like I missed a few parts.
I'm not following binutils closely, but I'm annoyed with seeing my binutils
Jenkins job red :-) (so, I do not plan to fix the problem myself).
I should turn 'make check' into 'make check+compare with previous'
to make sure to catch regressions...