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Re: 2006-05-11 change to pe-dll.c breaks Windows DLLs
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at sourceware dot org>
- To: pedro_alves at portugalmail dot pt, binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 01:05:40 -0400
- Subject: Re: 2006-05-11 change to pe-dll.c breaks Windows DLLs
- References: <20060817050036.GA19122@trixie.casa.cgf.cx>
On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 01:00:36AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>The change following the "Huh?" below causes problems for x86 Windows DLLs.
Btw, the problem that I'm seeing is that Windows DLLs produced by ld can
no longer be relocated -- which sort of makes sense given this change.
>RCS file: /cvs/src/src/ld/pe-dll.c,v
>retrieving revision 1.83
>retrieving revision 1.84
>diff -u -r1.83 -r1.84
>--- pe-dll.c 31 Jan 2006 22:08:14 -0000 1.83
>+++ pe-dll.c 11 May 2006 08:48:58 -0000 1.84
>@@ -1131,8 +1137,13 @@
> int nsyms, symsize;
> /* If it's not loaded, we don't need to relocate it this way. */
>+#if 0 /* Some toolchains can generate .data sections without a SEC_LOAD flag but with relocs. */
> if (!(s->output_section->flags & SEC_LOAD))
>+ /* Huh ? */
>+ if (strncmp (bfd_get_section_name (abfd, s), ".idata",6) == 0)
> /* I don't know why there would be a reloc for these, but I've
> seen it happen - DJ */
>I don't understand the rationale for the change. How can we skip idata$6 sections?
>And, as a meta-issue the "#if 0" and /* Huh ? */ comment don't provide
>a lot of information into what is going on here. Shouldn't there be
>some more informative comments there?
>This is the ChangeLog from this change:
>2006-05-11 Pedro Alves <pedro_alves...>
> * pe-dll.c (autofilter_symbollist): Add Dllmain,
> DllMainCRTStartup, _DllMainCRTStartup and .text.
> (autofilter_liblist): Add libcegcc.
> (autofilter_symbolprefixlist): Add __imp_ and .idata$.
> (generate_reloc): Do not skip sections without a SEC_LOAD flag,
> they can still contain relocs that need processing.
> Skip the .idata$6 section.
> (jmp_arm_bytes): New array: Contains byte codes for an ARM jump.
> (make_one): Use the new array.
> (make_import_fixup_entry): Use .idata$2 instead of .idata$3.
> * emultempl/pe.em (MajorSubsystemVersion): Set to 3 for armpe.
>Pedro can you explain why this is needed? Should it possibly be
>conditionalized only for your ARM target?