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Re: powerpc ld core dump in 2.29

On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 05:07:22PM -0500, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Thanks. Sending the files off list.
> --joel
> On 8/8/2017 5:02 PM, Alan Modra wrote:
> >On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 11:51:52AM -0500, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> >>Hi
> >>
> >>This has worked for years and just broke. Could be a more
> >>strict interpretation of how to generate this.
> >>
> >>powerpc-rtems4.12-ld -o qemu_fakerom.bin qemu_fakerom.o \
> >>   qemu_fakeres.o --oformat binary -nostdlib \
> >>   -Ttext 0xfff00000 --section-start=.romentry=0xfffffffc
> >>
> >>I can provide an object file and test case in Bugzilla if
> >
> >Yes please, your qemu_fakerom.o and qemu_fakeres.o are needed for me
> >or anyone else to reliably (and easily) reproduce the problem.   I'd
> >guess we have something touching ELF specific data structures that
> >aren't present when the output file is binary.  Note that there have
> >already been some fixes committed to the branch for exactly this sort
> >of problem.

This was another manifestation of PR21884, fixed with commit
a388b7af and 36088682.

Alan Modra
Australia Development Lab, IBM

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