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Re: [PATCH] strip: Only sanity check symbols to not discarded sections for debug file.
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:36:07 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] strip: Only sanity check symbols to not discarded sections for debug file.
On Mon, 2015-10-05 at 00:12 +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> We can only sanity check the symbols to discarded sections when creating a
> debug file. Otherwise we won't keep track of debug_data. This can trigger
> erroneously when there are relocation symbols in the symtab for a .debug
> section but we are not putting those symbols in a separate .debug file.
> Adjust run-strip-test.sh to always run in-place strip size check even
> for ET_REL files. Before this fix the sanity check would trigger for
> some ET_REL files because they contained such relocation symbols to
> .debug sections (but debug_data would be NULL because -f wasn't used).
I pushed this to master.