ld -shared -pie vs. unresolved symbols

Andreas Schwab schwab@suse.de
Tue Jul 3 14:12:00 GMT 2007

"H.J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org> writes:

> On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 03:30:36PM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> There is a problem with the ia64 linker that it crashes when seeing a
>> R_IA64_PCREL21B relocation against an unresolved symbol, because no PLT
>> has been allocated for it.  This can be fixed with the patch below, but
>> I'm not sure whether that combination should be allowed in the first
>> place.
> Is this the same as
> http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4409
> Does the Linux binutils crash?

It silently generates a shared library that crashes at runtime, so I'd
rather ban the combination of -shared with -pie regardless of how the
crash is resolved.


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