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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 13:48:18 +0100 (CET)
From:   Miroslav Benes <>
To:     Josh Poimboeuf <>
        Peter Zijlstra <>,,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Nick Desaulniers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] objtool: Fix seg fault with Clang non-section symbols

On Mon, 14 Dec 2020, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:

> The Clang assembler likes to strip section symbols, which means objtool
> can't reference some text code by its section.  This confuses objtool
> greatly, causing it to seg fault.
> The fix is similar to what was done before, for ORC reloc generation:
>   e81e07244325 ("objtool: Support Clang non-section symbols in ORC generation")
> Factor out that code into a common helper and use it for static call
> reloc generation as well.
> Reported-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <>
> Link:
> Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <>

Reviewed-by: Miroslav Benes <>


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