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IV66885: ASSEMBLER GENERATES BAD OBJECT FILE IF INPUT HAS NO RELOCATION APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If an assembler source file has no relocation, the resulting
    object file may be invalid. This occurs because the offset to
    the symbol table in the XCOFF header is incorrect.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • If an assembler source file has no relocation, the resulting
    object file may be invalid. This occurs because the offset to
    the symbol table in the XCOFF header is incorrect.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Ensure that the symbol table in the output object file is
    aligned, even if no RLDs exist in the output file.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV70062
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV66738
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV70306
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV66885
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV66885

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-11-12

  • Closed date

    2014-11-12

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV66738

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U862230

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV66885

Modified date: 30 September 2015