Francisco Barbee via arch-general firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On 20 April 2017 at 10:32:32, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
PIE is blocked by upstream because of this bug iirc.   https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21090
Plus nobody ever explained why minor bug in testsuite should be a blocker here.
Because binutils is a vital system component that it is very, very important to have working. It's one of those programs whose tests you absolutely do not want failing, since you're subsequently using it to link, well, *everything*.