Re: vmlinux ld relocation errors on Alpha

From: Bob Tracy
Date: Wed Oct 24 2018 - 22:39:35 EST

On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 09:46:29AM -0500, Bob Tracy wrote:
> Back in January of 2017, a patch set was created for the 4.9.0 kernel and
> *hopefully* sent upstream to address the subject issue.
> (...).
> Am currently attempting a native 4.19.0 build with an up-to-date debian
> "sid" toolchain. If the build succeeds, than the issue became OBE for
> whatever reason. Otherwise, it would be nice to know what happened to
> the patch set. Should know either way as far as the build in a few more
> hours.

Successful build, so I guess "OBE" applies. If someone reading this
knows, how was this fixed? My guess would be improvements in the
compiler tool chain, most particularly "bintools".

Sorry for the noise.