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Re: RFH: Annotating ELF binaries
On 01/20/2017 11:55 AM, H.J. Lu wrote:
> We can classify properties into 2 categories: used by run-time loader,
> not used by run-time loader. We put properties for run-time loader into
> .note.gnu.property section and the rest into GNU attribute section.
Can we use the same noun/adjective for our names?
Is there any reason to use property over attribute?
As a Friday bikeshed I suggest:
.note.gnu.attributes - GNU Attributes optimized for the dynamic loader.
-- New. Follows H.J's proposal. Bit-level, packed, and optimized for the
dynamic loader processing.
.gnu.attributes - GNU Attributes optimized for offline and static linker
-- Existing section. Discussions with Nick ongoing if we can continue
to use existing infrastructure e.g. Tag_Range to extend this data.