Bug 129601 - [PATCH] gas silently treats undefined symbols used as immediate as zero
[PATCH] gas silently treats undefined symbols used as immediate as zero
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: binutils (Show other bugs)
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xscale Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
http://sources.redhat.com/cgi-bin/cvs...
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Reported: 2004-08-10 16:08 EDT by Lennert Buytenhek
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-10 16:34:15 EDT
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Description Lennert Buytenhek 2004-08-10 16:08:58 EDT
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Description of problem:
See http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=108870136100682&w=2
and http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=108872084823635&w=2
and the thread that they are in.

Basically, the following program:

        .globl  _start
_start:
        add     r0, r0, #UNDEFINED_SYMBOL
        mov     pc, lr

assembles just fine, using zero for UNDEFINED_SYMBOL.  But instead, it
should complain about UNDEFINED_SYMBOL being undefined and abort.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.15.90.0.3-8

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
   

Additional info:

This problem has been fixed in binutils CVS.  See:

http://sources.redhat.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/src/gas/config/tc-arm.c.diff?r1=1.168&r2=1.169&cvsroot=src
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2004-08-10 16:34:15 EDT
Given that Fedora Core is not ported to arm, nor to my knowledge is there
any Fedora Core based ARM disto, I doubt this needs to be fixed
in Fedora Core 2 binutils.
Things fixed in CVS binutils will be in Fedora Core 3.

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