[lfs-support] lfs 7.9 binutils make check errors

Eldridge, Greg Greg.Eldridge at elekta.com
Wed Aug 10 03:47:48 PDT 2016

>>Tim Tassonis wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I am just building lfs 7.9 and performed the test in chapter 6.13.
>> I a under the impression to have done everything strictly by the book,
>> but I'm getting an error that is not metioned on the page.
>> Below is the test output of "make check", I have omitted everyting
>> that reports no errors:
>> Running /lgl-bld/binutils-2.26/ld/testsuite/ld-elf/compress.exp ...
>> FAIL: Link with zlib-gabi compressed debug output Running
>> /lgl-bld/binutils-2.26/ld/testsuite/ld-x86-64/x86-64.exp ...
>> FAIL: PLT PC-relative offset overflow check
>> While the book states:
>> The test 'Link with zlib-gabi compressed debug output' is known to fail.
>> , my second error is not mentioned as expected to fail. Do I have to worry?
>I do not recall ever seeing the PLT PC-relative offset overflow check before, but I wouldn't worry about  a single error when 1371 tests pass.
>Sometimes a check failure can be triggered by specific hardware and is likely a problem with the check,  not the code being checked.
>I would ignore the issue.

I believe the PLT PC-relative error is a known issue.

See: https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17618

Regardless I get the same error and have ignored it.


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