[LinuxBIOS] Patch quality

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 21:00:37 CET 2007

Jordan Crouse wrote:
> On 30/10/07 18:14 +0100, Uwe Hermann wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 06:07:09PM +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>> * Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> [071030 18:03]:
>>>> On 30/10/07 03:24 +0100, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>>>> An important issue will be to get the code compiling. I was not
>>>>> successful doing so due to the old ld overlapping sections friend.
>>>> We've seen this before -  Whats happening here is that the ld script
>>>> snippet for .id is going into the ld script after the snippet for .reset,
>>>> so to LD, the current pointer appears to jump backwards, and it can't figure
>>>> out the math correctly.  The immediately work around is to re-arrange
>>>> the order of the .id and the .reset snippets in the script.  I believe this
>>>> was fixed in later versions of ld - I can't get it to happen on my trusty
>>>> Ubuntu Gutsy box.
>>> What's your ld version?
>>> here:
>>> GNU ld (GNU Binutils) (SUSE Linux)
>> FWIW, this is
>>   GNU ld (GNU Binutils for Debian) 2.18
>> and I can confirm that the build breaks for me too.
> Doh!  We've got silliness afoot.  At least we know how to work around it.
> Jordan

Real silliness. Build is broken here with "GNU ld (GNU Binutils for
Ubuntu) 2.18" o.O


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