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[Bug gold/10244] New: Internal error in relocate_sections, at reloc.cc:8
apratt at us dot ibm dot com
[Bug gold/10244] New: Internal error in relocate_sections, at reloc.cc:842
5 Jun 2009 18:03:44 -0000
I have an input file which gold chokes on: it causes an internal error in
relocate_sections, at reloc.cc:842. The host linker accepts this input file
I found this on x86_64 Linux RHEL 4 U6. The default linker I have is GNU ld
version 18.104.22.168.2 20040927.
The input file is a modified copy of /usr/lib64/crtn.o. The copy has been
modified by IBM Rational PurifyPlus to add instrumentation for detecting memory
usage errors. This modified file is acceptable to the system linker but causes
the internal error in gold.
This file is normally part of a larger link line, but the internal error
reproduces even when it's alone:
Other object files modified by PurifyPlus don't cause this internal error, only
this one. I don't know what's special about crtn.o that it causes Purify to
produce something that gold doesn't like. The object file is quite small, so I
hope the cause will be easy for a gold developer to find.
This internal error blocks users of IBM Rational PurifyPlus from using gold.
Summary: Internal error in relocate_sections, at reloc.cc:842
AssignedTo: ian at airs dot com
ReportedBy: apratt at us dot ibm dot com
CC: bug-binutils at gnu dot org
GCC build triplet: 2.19.51
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