elf: Do not read hwcaps from the vDSO in ld.so

System Internals / glibc - Florian Weimer [redhat.com] - 28 May 2020 08:20 EDT

This was only ever used for the "nosegneg" flag. This approach for passing hardware capability information creates a subtle dependency between the kernel and userspace, and ld.so.cache contents. It seems inappropriate for toady, where people expect to be able to run system images which very different kernel versions.

dcbc6b83ef elf: Do not read hwcaps from the vDSO in ld.so
elf/dl-hwcaps.c | 110 --------------------------------------------------------
1 file changed, 110 deletions(-)

Upstream: sourceware.org


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