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Re: sizeof - kernel modules

On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 10:36 PM, Josh Stone <> wrote:
> On 06/16/2015 02:31 PM, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 10:26 PM, Dennis Gilmore <> wrote:
>>> 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
>> It's already applied in NVR elfutils-0.162-2.fc23
> Yes.  It doesn't appear to have landed on mirrors yet, but it is in

Mirrors aren't used for mass rebuilds, it doesn't go out to the
mirrors until after the nightly build, so it'll be out there for
general consumption tomorrow.


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