On Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:44:14 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
That looks fine. But please do add a comment in the regular
(non-portable) testcase with a hint that older systems might be broken
somewhere at the start. So people that run the tests on an older system
and happen to see this this fail know their system is broken and there
is a workaround on the portable branch.
Put there the attached comment.
diff --git a/tests/backtrace.c b/tests/backtrace.c
index 36995bc..1fac6d5 100644
@@ -15,6 +15,10 @@
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>
+/* Older systems (such as RHEL-5; fixed as binutils PR ld/12570 on 2011-06-20)
+ will fail this testcase as they do not provide CFI for the .plt section.
+ elfutils 'portable' patch/branch disables the .plt unwind test. */