[PATCH] Fix segmentation fault after opening an existing BFD for update PR gdb/20948

Jozef Lawrynowicz jozef.l@mittosystems.com
Wed Mar 21 18:33:00 GMT 2018

On 21/03/18 16:55, Nick Clifton wrote:

> Hi Jozef,
>> The attached patch fixes the above seg fault, and therefore the GDB segfault
>> with --write, by initializing elf_shstrtab(bfd) when a bfd is opened for update.
> I am looking over this patch at the moment, but I do have one question first -
> do you - or your employer - have an FSF copyright assignment in place for binutils
> contributions ?  If not then we unfortunately will not be able to accept the patch.
> If you need details on how to obtain a copyright assignment, I can provide you with
> the information that you will need.
> Cheers
>    Nick

Hi Nick,

I don't have a copyright assignment for Mitto Systems yet, but have now enquired about
getting this set up.
Is this change too large to be accepted without an assignment set up?


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