Many BSPs Fail to link CXX tests

Chris Johns chrisj at
Mon Jan 4 02:26:15 UTC 2016

On 01/04/16 12:55, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On SPARC/SIS, the main lesson I learned is that if the executable
> dropped to something ridiculously small, then something was broken. I
> had one iteration where hello.exe had 48 bytes of code. :)

Nice work.

> Any thoughts on how to catch breakages on BSPs we can only link?

Can you get a suitable list of functions that must be present in the 
executable and check they are present with nm?

> I think this is a good thing to try to sweep in for 4.12 since we can
> easily check 4.11 vs 4.12 for breakages on specific BSPs.

So this is a once only check and not something we always check for?


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