ld-srec failure on x86-64

Andreas Jaeger aj@suse.de
Mon Jan 20 13:50:00 GMT 2003


Am Montag, 20. Januar 2003 09:30 schrieb Alan Modra:
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 04:30:43PM +0100, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> > I've reported in november [1]that the ld-srec testcase fails on
> > x86_64-linux-gnu.
> >
> > I did now a binary search for the patch that caused this failure and
> > it's this patch [2]:
> >
> >  2002-11-12  Alan Modra  <amodra@bigpond.net.au>
>
> Done it again, have I?

No problem since you found a work-around ;-)

>
> > Any ideas why this fails on x86-64?  I'm lost - and don't know enough
> > about S-records to make a better guess.
>
> With the ELF eh_frame info now stashed in the hash table, we can't do
> eh_frame optimization with non-ELF output.  IMO that's no big deal, as
> srec output is broken in worse ways than this on many targets.  Fixed
> with a tweak to the testsuite.

Yes, fixed indeed.

Thanks,
Andreas



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