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Re: Release 2.26 - Next week ?

On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Alan Modra <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 10:21:08AM +0100, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> > On 08 Jan 2016, at 18:26, Matthias Klose <> wrote:
>> > - PR 19421, but currently only a bug report
> Now analysed.  The ppc64le kernel problem is due to needing to keep
> undefined symbols.  I'd say it is also a kernel bug that the symbol in
> question isn't defined, but that's really another issue.  The point is
> that we have a GNU ld use case where removing undefined symbols breaks
> an existing program.
>> Letâs exclude it.
> I'm of two minds about this.  PR3417 wants undefined symbols to be
> removed:  "When the reference to __tls_get_addr is removed, it leaves
> undefined symbol in symtab.  It is confusing."  H.J. what exactly was
> confusing?  When I made the PR3417 patch, I thought PR3417 was mostly
> about cosmetics and figured that removing undefined symbols was
> reasonably safe.  If it is true that PR3417 was only cosmetic, I think
> my patch ought to be reverted.

Is PR3417 the right PR?


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