NOPL instruction back in Rawhide?
notting at redhat.com
Fri Feb 4 19:27:12 UTC 2011
Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at gmail.com) said:
> >> I re-opened the old bug and linked it against F15Alpha blocker bug
> >> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=579838
> > The Version should be "rawhide". I was surprised that the Component was changed
> > from glibc to binutils - do you know if this is correct, and if so, why?
> Yes, I forgot that when I reopened it, its now updated. As for the
> change of component you'll have to ask Andreas Schwab
> <schwab at redhat.com> as he was the one who changed it.
I believe the original issue was caused by binutils inserting the instruction
when the assembler was called with i686 optimizations. The fix that was added
to prior releases was to change glibc to not call the assembler that way, as
a workaround. Since then, binutils has (theoretically) been fixed to not do
this; hence it's reassigned to binutils as that change doesn't seem to be
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