Bug 914908

Summary: elfutils-0.155-4.fc19 tests fail on ARM
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Peter Robinson <pbrobinson>
Component: elfutilsAssignee: Roland McGrath <roland>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Fixed In Version: elfutils-0.156-3.fc19 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-02-25 03:07:43 EST Type: Bug
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Description Peter Robinson 2013-02-23 06:07:13 EST

section [ 5] '.dynsym': symbol 18: st_value out of bounds
section [38] '.symtab': symbol 318: st_value out of bounds
*** failure in ../src/elflint --quiet --gnu-ld ../src/nm
section [38] '.symtab': symbol 255: st_value out of bounds
*** failure in ../src/elflint --quiet --gnu-ld ../src/objdump
section [ 5] '.dynsym': symbol 91: st_value out of bounds
section [38] '.symtab': symbol 529: st_value out of bounds
*** failure in ../src/elflint --quiet --gnu-ld ../src/readelf
section [36] '.symtab': symbol 122: st_value out of bounds
*** failure in ../src/elflint --quiet --gnu-ld ../src/size
section [38] '.symtab': symbol 292: st_value out of bounds
*** failure in ../src/elflint --quiet --gnu-ld ../src/strip
FAIL: run-elflint-self.sh
Comment 1 Mark Wielaard 2013-02-23 08:03:56 EST
That is caused by:

    0.155-4 Replace elfutils-0.155-binutils-pr-ld-13621.patch with upstream fix.

In the worst case we can go back to the previous hack. But that hides other problems.

Could someone upload the problematic binaries (src/size is probably the smallest) from a native arm build? So we can inspect which symbol it really is that causes trouble?
Comment 2 Mark Wielaard 2013-02-24 17:03:14 EST
Got access to an arm system (f18, armv7hl.tegra, gcc 4.7.2-8, binutils-

Looks like the issue is that arm is using the symbol name "__bss_start__" instead of "__bss_start" Only "__bss_start" is handled specially by eu-elflint --gnu.

Comment 3 Mark Wielaard 2013-02-25 03:07:43 EST
Fixed in elfutils-0.155-5.fc19:

- Add ARM variant to elfutils-0.155-binutils-pr-ld-13621.patch rhbz#914908.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-08-08 07:16:55 EDT
elfutils-0.156-3.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-08-14 22:37:57 EDT
elfutils-0.156-3.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.