Subject: new ld got signal 11 in sys/arch/ews4800mips/stand/bootxx_bfs
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 02/05/2006 23:57:53
After updating src on 20060204 to try binutils-2.16.1,
ews4800mips builds on NetBSD/i386 -current fails:

# pwd
# /usr/tools/mipseb/bin/nbmake-ews4800mips
making sure the kern library is up to date...
`libkern.a' is up to date.
/usr/tools/mipseb/bin/mipseb--netbsd-ld -T \
/usr/src/sys/arch/ews4800mips/stand/bootxx_bfs/../common/bootxx.ldscript \
-S -N  -o bootxx_bfs.elf fileread_bfs.o entry.o bootxx.o \
boot_device.o floppy_2d.o floppy_2hd_ibmpc.o \
*** Signal 11

nbmake: stopped in /usr/src/sys/arch/ews4800mips/stand/bootxx_bfs
# gdb /usr/tools/mipseb/bin/mipseb--netbsd-ld obj.ews4800mips/mipseb--netbsd-l.core
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This GDB was configured as "i386--netbsdelf"...
Core was generated by `mipseb--netbsd-l'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
Reading symbols from /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/
Loaded symbols for /usr/lib/
#0  0x080a0af5 in elf_fixup_link_order (abfd=0x8111000, o=0x8123570)
    at /usr/src/gnu/dist/binutils/bfd/elflink.c:7641
7641              if (elfsec != -1
(gdb) bt
#0  0x080a0af5 in elf_fixup_link_order (abfd=0x8111000, o=0x8123570)
    at /usr/src/gnu/dist/binutils/bfd/elflink.c:7641
#1  0x080a1b05 in bfd_elf_final_link (abfd=0x8111000, info=0x810bfc0)
    at /usr/src/gnu/dist/binutils/bfd/elflink.c:8134
#2  0x0808845e in _bfd_mips_elf_final_link (abfd=0x8111000, info=0x810bfc0)
    at /usr/src/gnu/dist/binutils/bfd/elfxx-mips.c:9533
#3  0x08059845 in ldwrite () at /usr/src/gnu/dist/binutils/ld/ldwrite.c:554
#4  0x080577f5 in main (argc=14, argv=0xbfbfe63c)
    at /usr/src/gnu/dist/binutils/ld/ldmain.c:467
#5  0x08049686 in ___start ()

elf_fixup_link_order() in src/gnu/dist/binutils/elflink.c:
static bfd_boolean
elf_fixup_link_order (bfd *abfd, asection *o)
  int seen_linkorder;
  int seen_other;
  int n;
  struct bfd_link_order *p;
  bfd *sub;
  const struct elf_backend_data *bed = get_elf_backend_data (abfd);
  int elfsec;
  struct bfd_link_order **sections;
  asection *s;
  bfd_vma offset;
  seen_other = 0;
  seen_linkorder = 0;
  for (p = o->link_order_head; p != NULL; p = p->next)
      if (p->type == bfd_indirect_link_order
	  && (bfd_get_flavour ((sub = p->u.indirect.section->owner))
	      == bfd_target_elf_flavour)
	  && elf_elfheader (sub)->e_ident[EI_CLASS] == bed->s->elfclass)
	  s = p->u.indirect.section;
	  elfsec = _bfd_elf_section_from_bfd_section (sub, s);
-->	  if (elfsec != -1
-->	      && elf_elfsections (sub)[elfsec]->sh_flags & SHF_LINK_ORDER)

Any clue? Wrong ldscript?
Izumi Tsutsui