Bug 1309763 - ld chokes on gcc-generated Dwarf section
ld chokes on gcc-generated Dwarf section
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: binutils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Nick Clifton
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-02-18 10:59 EST by Ulrich Drepper
Modified: 2016-12-20 13:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 13:49:19 EST
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Description Ulrich Drepper 2016-02-18 10:59:26 EST
Description of problem:
The program below, when compiled with gcc 5.3.1-2.fc23 causes ld to fail, but only with debug info generation enabled.

#include <cassert>
__attribute__ ((target ("default")))
int foo(void) {
  return 1;
__attribute__ ((target ("sse4.2")))
int foo(void) {
  return 2;
int main (void) {
  int (*p)(void) = &foo;
  assert ((*p)() == foo());
  return 0;

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Compile with appropriate compiler with
g++ -o bug -O -g bug.cc

Actual results:
/usr/bin/ld: BFD version 2.25-15.fc23 internal error, aborting at elf64-x86-64.c line 3574 in elf_x86_64_relocate_section

/usr/bin/ld: Please report this bug.

Expected results:
binary produced

Additional info:
Compare with compilation when leaving out -g
Comment 1 Nick Clifton 2016-02-19 06:27:12 EST
Hi Uli,

Please try:


This should fix the problem.

Comment 2 Ulrich Drepper 2016-02-19 08:09:30 EST
Yep, thanks Nick, it works.
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