[Skiboot] [RFC PATCH 1/3] build: LDFLAGS pass -pie flag explicitly to ld

Nicholas Piggin npiggin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 18 20:40:06 AEST 2017

When building with some toolchains, the gcc -pie option does not
enable the linker pie without explicitly passing it to ld,
resulting in a non-PIE binary that silently fails (due to
relocation failure). This was observed with the powerpc64le
cross compiler for Debian.

Pass -Wl,-pie explicitly, which allows the powerpc64le toolchain
to create a position independnet binary that boots.

Signed-off-by: Nicholas Piggin <npiggin at gmail.com>
 Makefile.main | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/Makefile.main b/Makefile.main
index 438dcb27..c421cbc6 100644
--- a/Makefile.main
+++ b/Makefile.main
@@ -106,6 +106,7 @@ CFLAGS += $(call try-cflag,$(CC),-Wjump-misses-init) \
 LDFLAGS := -m64 -static -nostdlib -pie 
+LDFLAGS += -Wl,-pie
 LDFLAGS += -Wl,-Ttext-segment,$(LD_TEXT) -Wl,-N -Wl,--build-id=none
 LDFLAGS += -Wl,--no-multi-toc
 LDFLAGS += -mbig-endian -Wl,--oformat,elf64-powerpc

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