XFAIL check-execstack for MIPS [committed]

Message ID alpine.DEB.2.20.1611041643020.25235@digraph.polyomino.org.uk
State Committed

Commit Message

Joseph Myers Nov. 4, 2016, 4:43 p.m. UTC
  This patch marks the check-execstack test as expected to fail for
MIPS, with a comment referencing previous RFC discussion of the
changes that would be needed to support non-executable stacks on MIPS.

Tested for MIPS (all 24 ABIs).  Committed.

2016-11-04  Joseph Myers  <joseph@codesourcery.com>

	* sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mips/Makefile [$(subdir) = elf]
	(test-xfail-check-execstack): New variable.


diff --git a/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mips/Makefile b/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mips/Makefile
index c6729c1..bca11d3 100644
--- a/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mips/Makefile
+++ b/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mips/Makefile
@@ -99,6 +99,12 @@  sysdep-dl-routines += dl-static
 sysdep_routines += dl-vdso
+# Supporting non-executable stacks on MIPS requires changes to both
+# the Linux kernel and glibc.  See
+# <https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2016-01/msg00567.html> and
+# <https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2016-01/msg00719.html>.
+test-xfail-check-execstack = yes
 ifeq ($(subdir),stdlib)