On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 01:17:40AM +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 April 2012 10:35 PM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote:
> > Solving the first issue is straight forward.
> > For the second one I've to think a bit why Jeff took the current
> > static linking approach.
> > Expect patches for both issues in 3.5. :-)
> Thanks. Can you prepare the patch?
> We are going to ship Debian 7 (Wheezy) with kernel v3.2. Based on what
> you prepare, I will backport it.
the rpath one should be as simple as the attached one but honestly I
kind of recall there was a reason for RPATH to be defined. Maybe that
reason is no longer valid though...
Author: Mattia Dongili <malattia@...>
Date: Fri Apr 6 07:18:17 2012 +0900
Remove unnecessary RPATH definition
Signed-off-by: Mattia Dongili <malattia@...>
diff --git a/arch/um/Makefile b/arch/um/Makefile
index 55c0661..b836776 100644
@@ -105,7 +105,6 @@ archheaders:
LINK-$(CONFIG_LD_SCRIPT_STATIC) += -static
-LINK-$(CONFIG_LD_SCRIPT_DYN) += -Wl,-rpath,/lib
CFLAGS_NO_HARDENING := $(call cc-option, -fno-PIC,) $(call cc-option, -fno-pic,) \
$(call cc-option, -fno-stack-protector,) \
diff --git a/arch/x86/Makefile.um b/arch/x86/Makefile.um
index 4be406a..8368350 100644
@@ -47,9 +47,6 @@ KBUILD_CPPFLAGS += -m64
ELF_ARCH := i386:x86-64
ELF_FORMAT := elf64-x86-64
-# Not on all 64-bit distros /lib is a symlink to /lib64. PLD is an example.
-LINK-$(CONFIG_LD_SCRIPT_DYN) += -Wl,-rpath,/lib64
LINK-y += -m64
# Do unit-at-a-time unconditionally on x86_64, following the host