FEDORA-2018-1e994c659e

bugfix update in Fedora 27 for binutils

Status: stable 9 months ago

A bug fix update:

  • Fix a slowdown in objdump.

  • Re-enable gold for PowerPC64 and s390x.

  • Have readelf display extra symbol information at the end of the line.

  • Do not enable relro by default for the PowerPC64 architecture.

  • Stop strip from crashing when deleteing relocs in a file with annobin notes.

  • Have readelf return an exit failure status when attempting to process an empty file.

Comments 10

This update has been submitted for testing by nickc.

Works for me, fixing the slowdown.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

This update has been pushed to testing.

Working

karma: +1

works for me

karma: +1

This update has been submitted for batched by bodhi.

builds LibreOffice fine, that exit status bug is fixed too

karma: +1 critpath: +1

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

This update has been pushed to stable.


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#1173780 re-enable gold for ppc64/ppc64le and s390x
#1479302 binutils 2.29 breaks build of ruby on PPC64LE
#1491023 memtest86+ FTBFS in Rawhide -- segfaults on linking memtest.bin
#1520805 kexec-tools build Segmentation fault
#1522732 readelf exit status is 0 for empty zero-length file
#1523946 [ppc64] ld switch to relro breaks GDB
#1551540 Huge slowdown in objdump -d caused by scanning the dynamic relocs
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Status
stable
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Update Type
bugfix
Update Severity
low
Karma
+4
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
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Enabled
Dates
submitted 9 months ago
in testing 9 months ago
in stable 9 months ago

Related Bugs 7

00 #1173780 re-enable gold for ppc64/ppc64le and s390x
00 #1479302 binutils 2.29 breaks build of ruby on PPC64LE
00 #1491023 memtest86+ FTBFS in Rawhide -- segfaults on linking memtest.bin
00 #1520805 kexec-tools build Segmentation fault
00 #1522732 readelf exit status is 0 for empty zero-length file
00 #1523946 [ppc64] ld switch to relro breaks GDB
00 #1551540 Huge slowdown in objdump -d caused by scanning the dynamic relocs

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