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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 00/10] klp-convert livepatch build tooling
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On 6/25/19 7:36 AM, Miroslav Benes wrote:
>
> [ ... snip ... ]
>
> So I made a couple of experiments and found that GCC is somehow involved.
> If klp-convert (from scripts/livepatch/) is compiled with our GCC 4.8.5
> from SLE12, the output is incorrect. If I compile it with GCC 7.4.0 from
> openSUSE Leap 15.1, the output is correct.
>
> If I revert commit d59cadc0a8f8 ("[squash] klp-convert: make
> convert_rela() list-safe") (from Joe's expanded github tree), the problem
> disappears.
>
> I haven't spotted any problem in the code and I cannot explain a
> dependency on GCC version. Any ideas?
>

Thanks for revisiting and debugging this. Narrowing it down to my "fix"
to convert_rela() should be helpful.

In my case, I was probably testing with RHEL-8, which has gcc 8.2 vs
RHEL-7 which has gcc 4.8. I'll have to make sure to try with a few
different versions for the next round.

-- Joe

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