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Re: Ping [Patch] include/coff/xcoff.h: add new macros
On Apr 27, 2011, at 11:56 AM, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Hi Tristan,
>> It looks like I indeed get the definitions of:
>> + #define F_LPTEXT 0x0400
>> + #define F_LPDATA 0x0800
>> + #define F_LOADONLY 0x4000
>> + #define F_NONEXEC 0x8000
>> directly from the AIX headers. But F_LPDATA is mentioned in AIX 6.1 doc for ld, so is F_LOADONLY in strip command.
>> F_NONEXEC is documented in:
>> So only F_LPTEXT doesn't appear in IBM doc, but it appears in Valgrind code.
>>> I trust you that they're correct. The reason I held back was that
>>> I was worried about copyright issues if the patch was a bulk copy of
>>> macros from the AIX header files.
>> I can remove these macros as they aren't yet used in binutils. Tell me what do you prefer.
> I think that it would be best to remove them. If they are not needed and we cannot be sure of their copyright status, then lets leave them out. A patch with this change is pre-approved.