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Re: Increment

Alan Modra <> writes:

> On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 03:36:59PM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> Alan Modra <> writes:
>> > 	* hash.c (bfd_hash_lookup): Correct stray line.
>> The linker is now crashing very often with an assertion failure in
>> _bfd_elf_strtab_delref.  Apparently the hash resizing was never properly
>> tested, since with the misplaced increment it was unlikely to ever
>> trigger.  In fact, disabling it will fix the crashes.
> How do you get these crashes?

Just by linking any moderately big binary.

> I've built an entire powerpc biarch toolchain, binutils+gcc+glibc+gdb,
> mainline cvs for everything except gcc which was 4.1 branch cvs.  No
> assertions noticed.

Are you sure that the hash resizing was actually triggered in your tests?


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