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Re: sizeof - kernel modules
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:19:14 +0200
- Subject: Re: sizeof - kernel modules
On Tue, 2015-06-16 at 14:17 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> 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.
The patch seems to have survived a fedora mass-rebuild with the intended
effect. I have pushed it to master now.
I go over the pending bug fixes and then I'll start preparing the
bug-fix 0.163 release.