NOPL instruction back in Rawhide?
robatino at fedoraproject.org
Sat Feb 5 08:58:05 UTC 2011
Bill Nottingham <notting <at> redhat.com> writes:
> 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
Thanks for the explanation. Does this mean that i686 packages being built now
may get infected with NOPL as a result and have to be rebuilt later? There was
just an announcement on the devel list of a mass rebuild starting in 2 days.
More information about the test