APPLIED: [Bionic] [PATCH 0/2] LP#1748922 -- disable libbfd again

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Tue Feb 13 14:53:34 UTC 2018

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 02:48:55PM +0000, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> Around oneiric we disabled the use of libbfd in perf.  This was to avoid a
> versioned dependency and at the time at least to avoid a licensing issue.
> Since then upstream has changed the controls and this no longer works.
> Because the tools just drop back to libbfd we have continued to produce
> functional binaries.
> Following this email are two patches to fix this.  They add a new
> control to the upstream code.  This allows us to ensure that libbfd is
> turned off.  They additionally flip us over to a renamed control for
> the mangler name.
> Proposing for bionic.

Applied to bionic/master-next, thanks!

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