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RE: Debugging MIPS PIE executables
- From: Felix Radensky <felix dot radensky at broadcom dot com>
- To: Matthew Fortune <Matthew dot Fortune at imgtec dot com>, "binutils at sourceware dot org" <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Sun, 7 Jun 2015 10:51:43 +0000
- Subject: RE: Debugging MIPS PIE executables
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Fortune [mailto:Matthew.Fortune@imgtec.com]
> Sent: Sunday, June 07, 2015 11:10 AM
> To: Felix Radensky; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Debugging MIPS PIE executables
> Hi Felix,
> Felix Radensky <email@example.com> writes:
> > I was wondering if any progress was made to resolve the problem
> > discussed in the following threads:
> > https://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2013-06/msg00183.html
> > https://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2014-10/msg00200.html
> > Are there any experimental patches for binutils/gdb/glibc that I can
> > try ? PIE executables are must in many security-conscious projects,
> > and the lack of ability to debug them is a serious problem.
> This request has come up a few times again recently and I am hoping to submit
> patches for this in the coming week. I still have not managed to build a PIE
> version of glibc which is a bit of a blocker. I'm currently trying to use HJ's recent
> patches to support PIE by default from GCC but now have link assertions in glibc
> instead of reloc failures.
> I have binutils and gdb patches that have been used with bionic but they still
> need some cleaning up.
Thanks a lot for a prompt reply. I'm looking forward to test your patches.