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From: Marcus Shawcroft <>
To: libc-ports <>
Subject: [COMMITTED] AArch64 have elf_machine_dynamic() find _DYNAMIC via _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 10:39:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

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This patch fixes the AArch64 implementation of elf_machine_dynamic() to find
_DYNAMIC via _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_ as discussed here:

The corresponding change in ld required to correctly build was
committed to binutils here:


2013-06-28  Marcus Shawcroft  <>

* sysdeps/aarch64/dl-machine.h (elf_machine_dynamic): De-reference

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diff --git a/ports/sysdeps/aarch64/dl-machine.h b/ports/sysdeps/aarch64/dl-machine.h
index c91b0c4..01125ee 100644
--- a/ports/sysdeps/aarch64/dl-machine.h
+++ b/ports/sysdeps/aarch64/dl-machine.h
@@ -36,8 +36,8 @@ elf_machine_matches_host (const ElfW(Ehdr) *ehdr)
 static inline ElfW(Addr) __attribute__ ((unused))
 elf_machine_dynamic (void)
-  ElfW(Addr) addr = (ElfW(Addr)) &_DYNAMIC;
-  return addr;
+  extern const ElfW(Addr) _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_[] attribute_hidden;
+  return _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_[0];
 /* Return the run-time load address of the shared object.  */

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