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Re: ppc64le: expected localentry:0 `pthread_condattr_destroy'

On Jul 28 2017, Alan Modra <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 02:39:13PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> At static link time, when processing a relocation to a function, the
>> static link editor looks at the implementation of the called function
>> (which can live in a different DSO).  If the current implementation does
>> not use the TOC register, the caller is adjusted to call an optimized
>> PLT stub which does not set the TOC.  Otherwise, a full PLT stub which
>> sets the TOC is used.  If the link edit chose to apply the optimization,
>> there is no way to go back, and future implementations of the called
>> function must never require a TOC pointer.  The dynamic linker cannot
>> recover and thus bails out with the localentry error message.
> Yes, that's correct.  If the linker doesn't see a definition, or if
> the definition is weak, then the optimization does not apply.

That looks like a design bug.  The link-time object will almost never
exactly match the run-time object.


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