libgcrypt: cipher/camellia-aarch64.S is not PIC
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The code in cipher/camellia-aarch64.S uses a table that is probably unintended exported as a global visible symbol. This means some other module could override the address, and forces the assembler to emit a text relocation.

Newer binutils warn about this relocation, and it breaks the build on NetBSD for me.

Fix is trivial: it makes no sense to expose the table itself, so just remove the .global. Alternative solution: mark the table address as hidden.

Make this PIC.

Do not make _gcry_camellia_arm_tables global, to allow the assembler to
resolve the symbol locally (avoids relocations that break the build).

Signed-off-by: Martin Husemann <>

--- a/cipher/camellia-aarch64.S 2017-11-23 19:16:58.000000000 +0100
+++ b/cipher/camellia-aarch64.S 2019-01-09 14:27:16.928019986 +0100
@@ -284,7 +284,7 @@
 .size _gcry_camellia_arm_decrypt_block,.-_gcry_camellia_arm_decrypt_block;
 /* Encryption/Decryption tables */
-.globl _gcry_camellia_arm_tables
+#  .globl _gcry_camellia_arm_tables
 .type  _gcry_camellia_arm_tables,@object;
 .balign 32
werner triaged this task as High priority.
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Set to high because it breaks a build.

jukivili claimed this task.Mar 24 2019, 9:13 AM
jukivili closed this task as Resolved.