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Re: [PATCH binutils 0/4] aarch64: Add STO_AARCH64_VARIANT_PCS support

On 05/07/2019 15:29, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
> On 24/05/2019 16:08, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
>> On 24/05/2019 11:26, Nick Clifton wrote:
>>> Hi Szabolcs,
>>>> Szabolcs Nagy (4):
>>>>   aarch64: add STO_AARCH64_VARIANT_PCS and DT_AARCH64_VARIANT_PCS
>>>>   aarch64: handle .variant_pcs directive in gas
>>>>   aarch64: override default elf .set handling in gas
>>>>   aarch64: handle STO_AARCH64_VARIANT_PCS in bfd
>>> Patch series approved.  (Well modulo the small request for a larger buffer).
>> this is new abi, but since it is required for correctness,
>> i'd like to backport it to the 2.32 release branch after
>> some testing on the master branch.
> backported to 2.32 branch.

i made a mistake in the backport that can cause build
failure with -werror.

committed the attached patch to fix it.
From 16ba30dcfaa33637fb06bf4e6ff8afe68cb6c810 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2019 13:57:43 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] aarch64: fix DT_AARCH64_VARIANT_PCS handling in readelf

backport commit 13acf03468d1e218c0a980ff6e6adaaac4bb5d1e
failed to copy the changes in get_dynamic_type.

this could cause build failure

binutils/readelf.c:1800:1: warning: 'get_aarch64_dynamic_type' defined but not used [-Wunused-function]


2019-07-08  Szabolcs Nagy  <>

	* readelf.c (get_dynamic_type): Handle EM_AARCH64.
 binutils/readelf.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/binutils/readelf.c b/binutils/readelf.c
index 28466e0cd7..6b4eb41aee 100644
--- a/binutils/readelf.c
+++ b/binutils/readelf.c
@@ -2180,6 +2180,9 @@ get_dynamic_type (Filedata * filedata, unsigned long type)
 	  switch (filedata->file_header.e_machine)
+	    case EM_AARCH64:
+	      result = get_aarch64_dynamic_type (type);
+	      break;
 	    case EM_MIPS:
 	    case EM_MIPS_RS3_LE:
 	      result = get_mips_dynamic_type (type);

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