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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 06:36:36 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: [tip:x86/x32] x32: Drop non-__vdso weak symbols from the x32

On 02/23/2012 02:55 AM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * tip-bot for H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
>> Commit-ID:  862ae3132dc393ab6ea750b9ee9e0e1c276b9abb
>> Gitweb:
>> Author:     H. Peter Anvin <>
>> AuthorDate: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:37:10 -0800
>> Committer:  H. Peter Anvin <>
>> CommitDate: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:40:07 -0800
>> x32: Drop non-__vdso weak symbols from the x32 VDSO
> One of the recent x32 commit broke the build on some configs:
>   VDSO    arch/x86/vdso/
> /usr/bin/ld: arch/x86/vdso/vgetcpu-x32.o: relocation R_X86_64_64 
> against symbol `.rodata' isn't supported in x32 mode
> arch/x86/vdso/vgetcpu-x32.o: could not read symbols: Bad value
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> config attached.
> binutils-2.21.51, gcc-4.7.0.
> Thanks,
> 	Ingo

Yes, this is known: binutils-2.21.51 has some x32 support, but that
version of the ABI is too old for what the kernel needs; in other words
it's not functional.


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