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Re: syslinux-efi 6.04 bug?

What does it take to get this into buster"?

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 5:10 PM Lukas Schwaighofer
<lukas@schwaighofer.name> wrote:
> Hi Carl,
> thanks for reporting!
> On Mon, 3 Dec 2018 00:15:21 -0600
> Carl Karsten <carl@personnelware.com> wrote:
> > Undef symbol FAIL: memset
> > Failed to load libcom32.c32
> This is indeed a problem with the most recent syslinux version from
> Debian.  I introduced it by taking the gnu-efi 3.0.8 compatibility patch
> from Ubuntu.  I've just now uploaded a new version that should fix the
> problem (Carl already tested it in a private conversation, thanks!).
> @Mathieu:
> Since you were the author if the patch that I took, I put you in CC.  I
> believe that all syslinux versions in Ubuntu that link against
> gnu-efi >= 3.0.8 are affected as well.  You can check by trying to use
> the vesamenu.c32 module with the efi version of syslinux.  I expect it
> will fail with "Undef symbol FAIL: module memset".
> I'm now no longer filtering out the memset and memcpy implementations
> from syslinux.  Instead I pass -zmuldefs to the linker to avoid the
> duplicate symbol linking error.  That causes the linker to use the first
> definition for memset and memcpy encountered which is the one from
> syslinux.  This fixes the problem.  See
> https://salsa.debian.org/images-team/syslinux/commit/2d1ebd6ab76fa39adb260a522e8da788d59bb5ec
> for details.
> Regards
> Lukas

Carl K

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