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Date:   Sun, 15 Dec 2019 09:42:34 -0800
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>
To:     Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>
Cc:     Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@...onical.com>,
        Justin Forbes <jmforbes@...uxtx.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:BPF (Safe dynamic programs and tools)" 
        <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>,
        "open list:BPF (Safe dynamic programs and tools)" 
        <bpf@...r.kernel.org>, ppc-dev <linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@...com>,
        Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@...el32.net>,
        debian-kernel@...ts.debian.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] libbpf: Fix readelf output parsing for Fedora

On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 9:02 AM Andrii Nakryiko
<andrii.nakryiko@...il.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 2:11 AM Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo
> <cascardo@...onical.com> wrote:
> >
> > Fedora binutils has been patched to show "other info" for a symbol at the
> > end of the line. This was done in order to support unmaintained scripts
> > that would break with the extra info. [1]
> >
> > [1] https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/binutils/c/b8265c46f7ddae23a792ee8306fbaaeacba83bf8
> >
> > This in turn has been done to fix the build of ruby, because of checksec.
> > [2] Thanks Michael Ellerman for the pointer.
> >
> > [2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1479302
> >
> > As libbpf Makefile is not unmaintained, we can simply deal with either
> > output format, by just removing the "other info" field, as it always comes
> > inside brackets.
> >
> > Cc: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@...el32.net>
> > Fixes: 3464afdf11f9 (libbpf: Fix readelf output parsing on powerpc with recent binutils)
> > Reported-by: Justin Forbes <jmforbes@...uxtx.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo <cascardo@...onical.com>
> > ---
>
> I was briefly playing with it and trying to make it use nm to dump
> symbols, instead of parsing more human-oriented output of readelf, but
> somehow nm doesn't output symbols with @@LIBBPF.* suffix at the end,
> so I just gave up. So I think this one is good.
>
> This should go through bpf-next tree.
>
> Acked-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>

Applied. Thanks

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