JDK-6490707 : libjvm.so: unexpected PLT reloc type 0x08 when loading VM
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Hotspot build with gcc 4.1 on x86 - default on many modern Linux systems leads to unusable
libjvm.so, failed as "libjvm.so: unexpected PLT reloc type 0x08 "
We use patching of linker script to create VM relocated to some specific address
on Linux/x86 to avoid relocation cost. Thus we build non-relocable DLL to be loaded
at specific address.
We use output of gcc -Wl,--verbose to obtain proper linker script, and then patch base address.
Due to changed behaviour in the way gcc interacts with linker output of
gcc -Wl,--verbose 2>&1 > /dev/null got lost, although it should be exactly
needed linker script.
Fix it to avoid redirection to /dev/null, as nothing else is being printed by compiler anyway.