[8u] RFR: 8206425: .gnu_debuglink sections added unconditionally when no debuginfo is stripped
david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Jul 6 09:41:16 UTC 2018
On 6/07/2018 6:26 PM, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Fri, 2018-07-06 at 11:53 +1000, David Holmes wrote:
>> Hi Severin,
>> On 6/07/2018 2:41 AM, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
>>> Please review this 8u-only change. JDK 10+ are not affected.
>>> For JDK 8 builds which don't perform any debug info stripping no
>>> .gnu_debuglink sections should get generated. The fix is to move the
>>> objcopy --add-gnu-debuglink calls into branches which actually perform
>>> some stripping: all_strip, min_strip. Thoughts?
>> Has anything changed with the tools here? This has been in place since
>> back in 2011 with 7u2 and 8 GA! Why has it only become an issue now?
> I'm doubtful anything has changed with the tools. This is one of those
> patches which we seem to have been carrying downstream for a very long
> time. My archeology seems to suggest it started to show up in Fedora 23
> in November 2016. If anything, we'd be to blame to not push this fix
> upstream earlier.
>> That's not an objection to the fix, I'm just curious how a problem could
>> exist for so long.
> OK to get this pushed to JDK 8u?
You have your code reviews. Now you need to request approval as per:
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8206425
>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sgehwolf/webrevs/JDK-8206425/webrev.01/
>>> Testing: Manually produced a build with no stripping and verified no
>>> .gnu_debuglink sections got generated.
>>> $ for i in $(find build/linux-x86_64-normal-server-release/images/j2sdk-image/ \
>>> | grep -E 'libjvm.so|libsaproc.so|libjsig.so'); do echo $i
>>> readelf --sections $i | grep gnu_debuglink; done
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