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Re: [PATCH] fix PR symtab/15597

Hi Tom,

This patch touches BFD.  Previously, gdb had its own code for parsing
.gnu_debugaltlink; I changed it to use the BFD functions after those
were introduced.  However, the BFD functions are incorrect -- they
assume that .gnu_debugaltlink is formatted like .gnu_debuglink.
However, it it is not.  Instead, it consists of a file name followed
by the build-id -- no alignment, and the build-id is not a CRC.

Fixing this properly is a bit of a pain.  But, because
separate_alt_debug_file_exists just has a FIXME for the build-id case,
I did not fix it properly.  Instead I introduced a hack.  This leaves
BFD working just as well as it did before my patch.

I'm willing to do something better here but I could use some guidance
as to what.  It seems that the build-id code in BFD is largely punted

True - it would be nice to see this fixed, but it can be left for a future patch.

	* bfd-in2.h: Rebuild.
	* opncls.c (bfd_get_alt_debug_link_info): Add buildid_len
	parameter.  Change type of buildid_out.  Update.
	(get_alt_debug_link_info_shim): New function.
	(bfd_follow_gnu_debuglink): Use it.

	* (SFILES): Add build-id.c.
	(HFILES_NO_SRCDIR): Add build-id.h.
	* build-id.c: New file, largely from elfread.c.  Modified
	most functions.
	* build-id.h: New file.
	* dwarf2read.c (dwarf2_get_dwz_file): Update for change to
	bfd_get_alt_debug_link_info.  Verify dwz file's build-id.
	Search for dwz file using build-id.
	* elfread.c (build_id_bfd_get, build_id_verify)
	(build_id_to_debug_filename, find_separate_debug_file): Remove.

Approved - please apply.


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