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Re: [PATCH 1/4] default_debugscn_p: Add support for compressed debug section.
- From: Kurt Roeckx <kurt at roeckx dot be>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 00:54:39 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] default_debugscn_p: Add support for compressed debug section.
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 04:18:58PM +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-08-13 at 21:01 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> > But this comes back to my comment on the other patch.
> > In the case of readelf.c this makes sense, since it uses libdwfl
> > to access the elf data it can "transparently" read the compressed
> > data. But other callers might not be able to process compressed
> > sections. So I think we should carefully audit all callers to
> > make sure that if debugscn_p () returns true for a compressed
> > section then they are actually able to process the data.
> So a quick scan of uses of ebl_debugscn_p, ebl_section_strip_p and
> - libdwfl/relocate.c (relocate_section)
> Uses elf_rawdata () so won't be able to handle the section.
I assume that this is not a new problem, just something it
didn't handle before either?
What would need to happen in this case?