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Re: [PATCH 2/3] libdwfl: Add minisymtab support.

On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:03:26 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>   /* First go through global symbols.  mod->first_global and
>      mod->aux_first_global are setup by dwfl_module_getsymtab to the
>      index of the first global symbol in the module's symbol table.
>      Both are zero when unknown.  All symbols with local binding come
>      first in the symbol table, then all globals.  The zeroth, null
>      entry, in the auxiliary table is always skipped.  If we get here
>      and the main symbol table first_global is zero we loaded it
>      through phdrs and don't know what the first global is.  The
>      auxiliary table if it exists always has aux_first_global set
>      correctly because it is looked up and loaded through shdrs.  */
>   int first_global = mod->first_global;
>   if (first_global > 0 && mod->aux_symdata != NULL)
>     first_global += mod->aux_first_global - 1;
>   search_table (first_global == 0 ? 1 : first_global, syments);

This is OK as long as there cannot happen:
	mod->first_global == 0 && mod->aux_symdata != NULL
	and therefore also:       mod->aux_first_global > 0

From find_symtab I think it can happen, isn't -static executable with
minidebuginfo such an example?

Sorry I have not tried to reproduce it.


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