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Bryan Kadzban bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net
Mon Mar 19 21:24:56 PDT 2012

Pierre Labastie wrote:
> Le 18/03/2012 23:56, Bryan Kadzban a écrit :
>>> I am not sure I fully understand this story of relocation data...
>> I'd have to guess different flags sent to the linker.  As for *why*
>>  those flags are being sent differently... no idea yet.  :-)  I
>> should get some hardware and start rebuilding to poke into this.
> Thanks for your interest.
> Well, that could also be something coming from the way ICA is done. 
> Those files (grub modules and .oS files) are stripped from all 
> symbols, while, being kind of libraries, they should keep the
> relocation data.

But the strip process shouldn't *move* the relocation section, I
wouldn't think?

> So isn't it that strip somehow did different things to each
> directories?
> I've done another try without any stripping (but then, I had to
> change the ICA scripts, and I have not had time to fully test them).
> It seems that all the differences I pointed out are gone. It remains
> only the differences in .la files and in libgmpxx.so (and time stamps
> of course) .

That's weird.  There are no differences in the strip binaries (when you
do strip the libraries), right?  Or in libbfd.so.whatever-it-is?

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