question: i386 ld.gold reports "internal error" linking files with SHT_RELA section
Tue Aug 30 18:21:34 GMT 2022
On Tue, Aug 30, 2022 at 7:39 AM Xi Ruoyao via Binutils
> Building SeaMonkey on i686 results:
> "/usr/bin/ld.gold: internal error in relocate_section, at ../../gold/i386.cc:3683"
> i386.cc:3683 is:
> gold_assert(sh_type == elfcpp::SHT_REL);
> AFAIK i386 normally use SHT_REL and x86_64 normally use SHT_RELA. But
> we've found that nasm-2.15.05 generates SHT_RELA for i386 as well.
> So should SHT_RELA be allowed for i386 at all? If "yes" we should fix
> it for gold, if "no" we should fix it for nasm.
> Xi Ruoyao <email@example.com>
> School of Aerospace Science and Technology, Xidian University
SHT_RELA shouldn't be used for i386.
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