[parisc-linux] Another possible linker problem

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Thu, 06 Jul 2000 17:16:07 -0600

  In message <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007070848540.12175-100000@front.linuxcare.com.au>y
ou write:
  > [cc to list in case others have the same problem.]
  > I reckon this error is probably fixed by the patch I checked in last
  > night.  elf32_hppa_size_stubs had this code in it
  > 		      if (hash->root.type == bfd_link_hash_undefined
  > 			  || hash->root.type == bfd_link_hash_undefweak)
  > 			continue;
  > 		      while (hash->root.type == bfd_link_hash_indirect
  > 			     || hash->root.type == bfd_link_hash_warning)
  > 			hash = (struct elf_link_hash_entry *)
  > 			  hash->root.u.i.link;
  > and the problem is that we may have an indirect symbol (results from
  > symbol versioning) pointing to an undefined symbol.  The simple fix is to
  > traverse the indirect links before checking for undefined syms.
Yea, I don't think I ever implemented indirects in the PA tools.  I suspect
there's other PA code that doesn't handle them correctly.

I'm glad to see someone making the right things happen with that old crusty