Wednesday, May 19, 2021

[fedora-arm] Re: Disable annobin on 32 bit Arm while an issue is investigated?

On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 5:52 PM Arjun Shankar <> wrote:
> Hello, devel and arm lists!
> We recently ran into a testsuite failure when building glibc for
> Rawhide on armv7hl:
> The test program experienced a hang after a thread was cancelled.
> So far, it appears that either annobin generated notes or the way in
> which the static linker interprets them lead to incorrect unwind
> information in 32 bit Arm binaries.
> While in this case only a glibc testsuite failure was caught, there is
> a chance that building with annobin can lead to incorrect unwind
> information and associated problems for any armv7hl Rawhide package
> built this way.
> With this in mind, I would like to know how the Fedora-Arm developer
> community feels about disabling annobin when building RPMs only on
> armv7hl until this issue is investigated and the root cause fixed.
> This should be possible with a change to the redhat-rpm-config.

Overall not great but you also don't particularly provide alternatives
or impact details. I suppose the main question I have is when this
regressed, and where?
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