IA64 PE/COFF (efi-app-ia64) image has bad VirtualSize field

Brian J. Johnson bjohnson@sgi.com
Thu Jan 8 16:44:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Nick Clifton wrote:
> > Although I tried your commands above with binutils, and
> > got a zero for VirtualSize.  So it seems to be binutils version
> > related.  Do you have an older build handy you could try?
> Yes - in fact I was able to use a binary chop method to locate the
> exact problem.... which was later fixed by this patch:
>   2003-08-18  Andreas Schwab  <schwab@suse.de>
> 	* libpei.h (bfd_pe_executable_p): Also recognize efi-app
> 	executables.
> Hence applying the attached patch to your 2.14 sources and then
> rebuilding/reinstalling should fix the problem.

Thanks, we'll add that to our internal binutils build.  Thanks for
tracking this down -- it would have taken me ages to find it.

						Brian J. Johnson


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