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On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 12:41:48PM +0930, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 08:13:54AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2006-04/msg00329.html
> Please install the fix for match_group_member to mainline and 2.17
> branch. The rest of the patch needs some thought. I'd like to avoid
> the need for another elf_section_data field. Can't you simply store the
> group member in asection kept_section? In fact, why are we pointing
> kept_section of a group member to the kept group section rather than a
> kept group member? Won't that break emit_relocs code in
The current scheme is to find the group member on demand. We can cache
the result in asection kept_section if we check it when set it,
regardless if it is used or not. In order to cache the result on
demand, we need another field.