[gold patch] PR 22868: Fix case where IR file provides symbol visibility but replacement file does not

Cary Coutant ccoutant@gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 01:45:00 GMT 2018


Is this OK for the 2.30 branch?


On Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 11:17 AM, Cary Coutant <ccoutant@gmail.com> wrote:
> In PR 22868, two IR files provide conflicting visibility for a symbol.
> When a def with PROTECTED visibility is seen after a def with DEFAULT
> visibility, gold does not override the visibility. Later, if the
> replacement object define the symbol with DEFAULT visibility, the symbol
> remains DEFAULT. This was caused by a recent change to allow multiply-defined
> absolute symbols, combined with the fact that the plugin framework was using
> SHN_ABS as the section index for placeholder symbols. The solution is to
> use a real (but arbitrary) section index.
> -cary
> 2018-03-26  Cary Coutant  <ccoutant@gmail.com>
> gold/
>         PR gold/22868
>         * plugin.cc (Sized_pluginobj::do_add_symbols): Use a real section
>         index instead of SHN_ABS for defined symbols.
>         * testsuite/Makefile.am (plugin_pr22868): New test case.
>         * testsuite/Makefile.in: Regenerate
>         * testsuite/plugin_pr22868.sh: New test script.
>         * testsuite/plugin_pr22868_a.c: New source file.
>         * testsuite/plugin_pr22868_b.c: New source file.

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