Three more days left before the 2.30 release...

H.J. Lu
Fri Jan 26 15:46:00 GMT 2018

On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 6:54 AM, Mark Wielaard <> wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> On Wed, 2018-01-24 at 17:08 +0000, Nick Clifton wrote:
>>   We seem to be on track for creating the 2.30 release this weekend.
>>   So if you have any last minute, can't-live-without bug fixes that
>>   you want to see in the release, now is the time to submit them.
> Could you take a look at the bug and proposed fix for
> "Bad alignment and padding of"
> This breaks existing code that depends on the normal way GNU ELF notes

Currently only section follows the gABI.  Since they
are placed in a separate note section/segment which contains only
one such note,  it shouldn't be an issue since you don't need to use
alignment to check the next note.  I believe these tools should be
updated to follow gABI without breaking backward compatibility
like what we did in binutils and glibc.

> are stored in ELF files. See also the discussion on the gnu-gabi
> mailinglist:
> Thanks,
> Mark


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