Re: [PATCH v2 09/18] arm64: explicitly pass --no-fix-cortex-a53-843419 to GNU gold

From: Mark Rutland
Date: Tue Nov 21 2017 - 06:15:17 EST

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 12:35:49PM -0800, Sami Tolvanen wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:47:20PM +0000, Mark Rutland wrote:
> > However, we could instead check ld-version, produce a warning, and
> > abort the build in such cases.
> I believe the version number of gold didn't change in binutils 2.28.1,
> where this was fixed, but we could certainly warn about older versions
> of gold.

If that's the case, can we mandate gold version > 2.28.1?

The latest version seems to be 2.29.1, so there's at least one
(hopefully) working release.

That might rule out a few working gold binaries, but it would save on
unwelcome surprises.