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Re: port-amd64/46052 (Undefined symbol in GENERIC kernel.)

The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/46052; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: port-amd64/46052 (Undefined symbol in GENERIC kernel.)
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2013 06:01:56 +0000

 On Sat, Oct 06, 2012 at 10:45:02AM +0000, henning petersen wrote:
  >  Yes , gdt64 is undefined in sys/arch/amd64/amd64/mptramp.S  .
 Indeed it is... why does the linker accept this, and what does it mean
 for an output executable to have an undefined symbol? Bluh.
 It looks as if the symbol isn't used (in mptramp.S or anywhere else)
 and the system seems to build and link fine without it.
 David A. Holland

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