ld has been inconsistently upgraded on the buildfarm

Dagobert Michelsen via buildfarm buildfarm at lists.opencsw.org
Wed Nov 13 15:16:13 CET 2013

Hi Laurent,

Am 13.11.2013 um 10:03 schrieb Laurent Blume via buildfarm <buildfarm at lists.opencsw.org>:
> Regularly, I'm having silly issues with linking on the buildfarm with different behaviour on x86 and sparc.
> This time, in krb5-lib: with the same recipe, some binaries get linked to libintl.so on unstable10s, and they don't on unstable10x.
> On my home system, x86, they do get linked.
> I'm noticing that ld on the buildfarm is not at all consistent:
> At home:
> -rwxr-xr-x   1 root     bin        10300 janv 14  2013 /usr/ccs/bin/ld
> unstable10s:
> $ ls -l /usr/ccs/bin/ld
> -rwxr-xr-x   1 root     bin        10788 Jan 16  2013 /usr/ccs/bin/ld
> unstable10x:
> $ ls -l /usr/ccs/bin/ld
> -rwxr-xr-x   1 root     bin        10172 Jul  4  2011 /usr/ccs/bin/ld
> Since it's part of the kernel patch, I gather that unstable10x was kept back for some reason, as its kernel is older.
> Can unstable10x be upgraded? I am reasonably sure it would fix some of the linking issues I'm hitting right now.

I would prefer not to unless we fully understand the issue as discussed on irc.

Bets regards+

  -- Dago

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