SRU: Fix PR ld/20060, ld --gc-sections fail with __tls_get_addr_opt.

Bug #1581140 reported by Matthias Klose on 2016-05-12
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Bug Description

Fix PR ld/20060, ld --gc-sections fail with __tls_get_addr_opt.

This is a regression compared to earlier releases (2.24). Affects ppc* only.

Acceptance criteria: The new test cases pass on ppc64el.

Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

fixed in 16.10 with binutils 2.26-9ubuntu1

summary: - Fix PR ld/20060, ld --gc-sections fail with __tls_get_addr_opt.
+ SRU: Fix PR ld/20060, ld --gc-sections fail with __tls_get_addr_opt.
Changed in binutils (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released

Hello Matthias, or anyone else affected,

Accepted binutils into xenial-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils/2.26-8ubuntu2.1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in binutils (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
Matthias Klose (doko) wrote :

the package built on all archs, doesn't show regressions in the testsuite on all archs, and passes the new tests on ppc64el.

tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package binutils - 2.26-8ubuntu2.1

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binutils (2.26-8ubuntu2.1) xenial-proposed; urgency=medium

  * SRU LP: #1581140.
    Fix PR ld/20060, ld --gc-sections fail with __tls_get_addr_opt.

 -- Matthias Klose <email address hidden> Thu, 12 May 2016 18:55:52 +0200

Changed in binutils (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for binutils has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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