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|Summary:||binutils-184.108.40.206.2-build-id.patch causes segfault on ARM|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Daniel Drake <dsd>|
|Component:||binutils||Assignee:||Nick Clifton <nickc>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2012-08-07 16:00:20 EDT||Type:||---|
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Description Daniel Drake 2011-09-24 14:49:53 EDT
F15 gcc fails to link on armv5tel due to ld crashing. 100% reproducible. /usr/bin/ld --build-id --no-add-needed --eh-frame-hdr --hash-style=gnu -export-dynamic -dynamic-linker /lib/ld-linux.so.3 -X -m armelf_linux_eabi -o cc1 /usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1/../../../crt1.o /usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1/../../../crti.o /usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1/crtbegin.o -L/usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1 -L/usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1/../../.. c-lang.o c-family/stub-objc.o attribs.o c-errors.o c-decl.o c-typeck.o c-convert.o c-aux-info.o c-objc-common.o c-parser.o tree-mudflap.o c-family/c-common.o c-family/c-cppbuiltin.o c-family/c-dump.o c-family/c-format.o c-family/c-gimplify.o c-family/c-lex.o c-family/c-omp.o c-family/c-opts.o c-family/c-pch.o c-family/c-ppoutput.o c-family/c-pragma.o c-family/c-pretty-print.o c-family/c-semantics.o c-family/c-ada-spec.o arm-c.o cc1-checksum.o main.o libbackend.a ../libcpp/libcpp.a ../libdecnumber/libdecnumber.a ../libcpp/libcpp.a ../libiberty/libiberty.a ../libdecnumber/libdecnumber.a -lmpc -lmpfr -lgmp -ldl -lz -lgcc --as-needed -lgcc_s --no-as-needed -lc -lgcc --as-needed -lgcc_s --no-as-needed /usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1/crtend.o /usr/lib/gcc/armv5tel-redhat-linux-gnueabi/4.5.1/../../../crtn.o Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. sha1_process_block (buffer=<value optimized out>, len=<value optimized out>, ctx=0x6a578500) at ./sha1.c:319 319 while (words < endp) Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install glibc-2.13-2.1.armv5tel libgcc-4.5.1-5.fc14.1.armv5tel zlib-1.2.5-2.fc14.armv5tel (gdb) (gdb) bt #0 sha1_process_block (buffer=<value optimized out>, len=<value optimized out>, ctx=0x6a578500) at ./sha1.c:319 #1 0x000348c8 in sha1_process_bytes (buffer=0x43ef2068, len=42803016, ctx=0xbefff430) at ./sha1.c:245 #2 0x4006fc44 in bfd_elf32_checksum_contents (abfd=0x92530, process=0x34808 <sha1_process_bytes>, arg=0xbefff430) at elfcode.h:1182 #3 0x0002d090 in gldarmelf_linux_eabi_write_build_id_section (abfd=0x90558) at earmelf_linux_eabi.c:1394 #4 0x400790d8 in _bfd_elf_write_object_contents (abfd=0x90558) at elf.c:5321 #5 0x4004301c in bfd_close (abfd=0x90558) at opncls.c:699 #6 0x000229fc in main (argc=10000, argv=0x43) at ./ldmain.c:497 This is with binutils-220.127.116.11.6-7.fc15. I determined that removing --build-id from the ld invocation avoids the issue, and also that this issue doesn't occur if I rebuild binutils without patch08 "binutils-18.104.22.168.2-build-id.patch". I think this patch is buggy somehow. The same bug is reported at Ubuntu: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/+bug/759507 probably because they have also included the suspected-buggy patch: http://patches.ubuntu.com/doh/b/binutils/extracted/128_build_id.dpatch SSH access is available to an ARM box that trivially reproduces this issue if needed. Any help much appreciated, as this is holding back F15/F16 ARM porting efforts. Thanks!
Comment 1 Daniel Drake 2011-09-24 17:24:20 EDT
This issue does not appear if we shift to a newer binutils version (by taking one of the f16 ones and rebuilding for f15). The last version where this bug still occurs: 22.214.171.124.8-3.fc16 The first version that doesn't crash: 126.96.36.199.9-1.fc16 The suspected buggy patch is still included in the working version. I took a look at the differences between 188.8.131.52.8 and 184.108.40.206.9 and identified that the following commit (included in 0.9 but not 0.8) solves the issue: http://repo.or.cz/w/binutils.git/commitdiff/16beaaa62261c6bf0650e68a4f163c826b9fd79e If I add that to F15 (even without removing binutils-220.127.116.11.2-build-id.patch), the crash no longer occurs. Looking at that commit, I guess binutils-18.104.22.168.2-build-id.patch may not be buggy after all. The commit seems to fix the specific case of reading sections after bfd_final_link has written the contents out to disk, which is exactly what binutils-22.214.171.124.2-build-id.patch does. This looks like the right fix to me.
Comment 2 Nick Clifton 2011-09-30 11:15:09 EDT
Hi Daniel, Sorry for the very long delay in responding to this issue. I have looked over the patch you located and I agree that it does the job, so I have now checked it in to the f15 sources. Please try binutils-126.96.36.199.6-8.fc15 and let me know if you have any more problems. Cheers Nick
Comment 3 Daniel Drake 2011-10-01 09:43:11 EDT
Another ARM contributor hit exactly the same issue compiling ghc (matching backtrace), and confirms that binutils-188.8.131.52.6-9.fc15 fixes the problem. Thanks!
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