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Re: PATCH: Reduce size of SymbianOS DLLs
Well now that you mention it... elf32-arm.h is a header so that it can
be included by elfarm-nabi.c and elfarm-oabi.c. I haven't seen
indication of the "old, old" ABI being used in a long time. If I
remember right, you were talking about removing it.
If there's no reason not to do that, we could move all the code from
elf32-arm.h and elfarm-nabi.c to elf32-arm.c (or just move it to
elfarm-nabi.c to avoid disrupting history). That's real simple.
I would have thought all the 'interesting' history was in elf32-arm.h,
which we'd loose anyway. So moving it all to elf32-arm.c would probably
be the 'correct' move for consistency with other architectures.
I would definitely support the idea of obsoleting the "old, old ABI"
support. As far as I know there is nobody using it today, but I think
that we ought to do the proper thing and add the arm-*-oabi target to
the obsolete configurations section at the start of bfd/config.bfd.
Then, after the 2.16 release we can remove the old code and merge
elf32-arm.h and elfarm-nabi.c into elf32-arm.c.