Daniel Shahaf: > Jérémy Bobbio wrote on Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 13:18:49 +0000: >> But why stop with images? In the precise case of the readelf output, >> having line-oriented diff means we are carrying around a useless and >> confusing information: the line numbers are not helpful in anyway to >> locate and undrstand the differences. >> >> But what if we could replace the line numbers by the instruction >> addresses? Then the noise mentioned by Daniel disappears. Meanwhile, the >> actual output will become even more relevant. > > In the example in the OP, the (source code) line numbers and instruction > addresses are the same between both builds. It is the .rodata addresses > embeddded into the instructions that differ.
Thanks for pointing this out, I had actually misunderstood the problem at hand. :) -- Lunar .''`. lunar at debian.org : :Ⓐ : # apt-get install anarchism `. `'` `-
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