Rewrite/fix cygwin1.dbg generation
Mon Nov 5 11:20:00 GMT 2007
On Nov 5 10:19, Pedro Alves wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Nov 4 04:00, Pedro Alves wrote:
> > >
> > > Ah, got it. VirtualAlloc fails on the first _csbrk, since it
> > > is tripping on the VMA of .gnu_debuglink ... I assumed it would
> > > not be a problem, since it isn't ALLOCced, but oh well...
> > > I tried adding an EXCLUDE/NOLOAD flag to .gnu_debuglink, but no
> > > can do.
> > That was the reason for creating the .dbg file in the first place,
> > wasn't it? The Windows loader appears to allocate the full size of all
> > sections of the image, including the NOLOAD and DEBUG sections. Sort of
> > counterproductive but there seem to be no way around it.
> It occurred me that the problem may be that
> ld is accounting for the virtual address and virtual size of the last section
> to write the SizeOfImage field in the PE headers, in
> We can change it to not include non ALLOC, DEBUG sections.
> Anyone tried that already?
Not me. It never occurred to me that this could be a problem in ld,
actually. If that's the problem and we can fix it, that would be really
cool. IIUTC, it would remove the necessity to create a cygwin1.dbg file
> I'll see if I can give it a try tonight.
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