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Re: sizeof - kernel modules

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 02:17:10 PM Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-06-16 at 00:20 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > Simplest probably is to just revert this one patch and do a elfutils
> > 0.163 release with just that (and the translation updates). The issue
> > that this was preventing (disk full with ELF_C_RDWR_MMAP, ftruncate
> > appear to succeed, write in memory map causes SIGBUS) is probably less
> > likely to trigger than this regression.
> Even simpler is to always just (also) call ftruncate to set the right
> file size. Which is what the attached patch does. It also includes some
> test cases to check in-place-eu-strip actually reduces the file size.
> I'll update the elfutils fedora package so there is a fix right now. But
> unless people complain I would like to just make a 0.163 release end of
> the week with this fix and any other urgent fixes because I think this
> is a somewhat bad regression and we should urge people to not just
> patch, but to upgrade to a known good version.

We need this fixed for the mass rebuild that is due to start right now. so 
please apply the patch ASAP and let me know so I can start the rebuild


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