From: Mark Wielaard <email@example.com>
To: Tom de Vries <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH][testsuite] Handle readelf following links by default
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 13:50:54 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
On Sun, 2021-02-28 at 16:21 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> I think this is an odd bug in binutils. --debug-dump=follow-links
> seems to confuses two separate concepts. First whether or not to show
> data that might be stored in a "linked" file. Like whether to show a
> DW_FORM_GNU_alt_strp value. This seems fine and should indeed be done
> by default (that is also what eu-readelf does).
> Second whether to dump whole sections from the linked files. That is
> IMHO something completely different and causes the bug you filed. This
> second use should not be the default. And probably should be called
> something different, maybe --debug-dump=dump-links.
> Since this is luckily not yet in any released binutils lets fix this
> in binutils instead of trying to work around it in dwz. I am pretty
> sure it will break various other testsuites that rely on binutils
> readelf --debug-dump output if it suddenly also dumped sections from
> other files by default.
Found the thread on the binutils list where Nick is asking for feedback:
Lets continue the discussion there.
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2021-02-28 7:36 Tom de Vries
2021-02-28 15:21 ` Mark Wielaard
2021-03-01 12:50 ` Mark Wielaard [this message]
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