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authorRich Felker <>2019-08-12 18:19:38 -0400
committerRich Felker <>2019-08-12 18:19:38 -0400
commit1f060ed2fb0b35f85118a425f5eed3299fef58d3 (patch)
treeab02010da425221a26b68b0f6f94a8cf0a0ad3db /README
parent08869deb7efbda6e979886cb67e3d5843f92c2e8 (diff)
ldso: correct condition for local symbol handling in do_relocs
commit 7a9669e977e5f750cf72ccbd2614f8b72ce02c4c added use of the symbol reference as the definition, in place of performing a lookup, for STT_SECTION symbol references that were first found used in FDPIC. such references may happen in certain other cases, such as local-dynamic TLS and with relocation types that require a symbol but that are being used for non-symbolic purposes, like the powerpc unaligned address relocations. in all such cases I'm aware of, the symbol referenced is a section symbol (STT_SECTION); however, the important semantic property is not its being a section, but rather its binding local (STB_LOCAL). check the latter instead of the former for greater generality and semantic correctness.
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