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Re: [patch] Honour SHF_LINK_ORDER
- From: "H. J. Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>
- To: Paul Brook <paul at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: binutils at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 20:25:16 -0700
- Subject: Re: [patch] Honour SHF_LINK_ORDER
- References: <email@example.com>
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 12:35:50AM +0100, Paul Brook wrote:
> The following patch implements the semantics required by the elf
> SHF_LINK_ORDER flag. This specifies that when sections are combined they must
> be arranged in the same order as the sections to which they are linked.
> I couldn't see any way of implementing this in the generic linker, so
> implemented it in the elf linking code. If this can be done "properly" please
> point me in the right direction.
> This behaviour is required for ARM EABI unwinding tables. I have verified
> correct operation using a modified assembler. I'll try to add testcases when
> submitting the assembler changes.
> AFAICS the only other target that uses SHF_LINK_ORDER is ia64, and this
> doesn't rely on the semantics.
> Tested on i686-linux and cross to arm-none-elf and ia64-linux.
> 2003-07-14 Paul Brook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * elflink.c (elf_get_linked_section_vma, compare_link_order,
> elf_fixup_link_order): New functions.
> (bfd_elf_final_link): Call elf_fixup_link_order.
Where is the patch?