PATCH: PR ld/12730: regression] crash when allocating in a static constructor

H.J. Lu
Mon May 9 14:09:00 GMT 2011

On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 6:53 AM, Alan Modra <> wrote:
> I'm starting to wonder whether ld/testsuite/ld-elf/ is
> valid.  Does gcc actually make any guarantee about order of static
> constructors and __attribute ((constructor)) functions?

I have similar doubt.

> Compiled with gcc-4.3 branch g++, the testcase segfaults at all
> optimization levels.  Compiled with gcc-4.4 branch g++, the testcase
> runs at -O0 but segfaults at -O1 and above.  It happens to run OK with
> gcc mainline and 4.6.  Given that behaviour, and the fact that some
> popular distros ship gcc-4.4 based compilers, I'm thinking that the
> testcase should be removed.

I will do that.


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