Peter Fritzsche wrote: > Michael Biebl wrote: >> As I received a couple of bug reports today about packages FTBFS, I >> installed binutils-gold and tried to compile a few of my packages with it. >> >> What I noticed is, that every package with symbols file, produced a lintian >> error, as binutils-gold added new symbols, the most common one was >> end@base >> >> What's the reason for those additional symbol(s) with binutils-gold? > This is an open problem reported as #553435 (see also forwarded bug). I > haven't received any updates to this problem(?) yet. I will post information > about that inside the bug report if I receive anything useful from the author. Apart from the addition end@base symbol, binutils-gold also doesn't seem to honor the -export-symbols-regex linker flag, which is most likely the cause for the other additional symbols I see. Is this a known issue? If not, could you please forward that to upstream. Thanks, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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