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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add ELF note with Linux version
    Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > On Thu, Sep 13, 2007 at 03:44:13PM -0700, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
    >
    >> It was originally there to put ELF notes into the vdso objects. I'm
    >> using it to create notes in vmlinux for Xen, and apparently people are
    >> using it to put other metadata into their kernel images.
    >>
    > From a post on arm-kernel:
    >
    >
    >> With build-id binutils (e.g. the latest bintuils 2.18), objcopy produces
    >> a 3.1 Gbytes Image file.
    >>
    >
    > This seems outright silly.
    > Either we should revert the notes changes or someone caring about it
    > should sweep all archs and make sure it does not hurt there.

    Hm, sounds like yet another binutils bug; unfortunately common when ELF
    notes are about. Was there any further effort to isolate what was
    causing the problem?

    J
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