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Re: Unexpected behavior regarding linking sections


On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 03:51:21AM +0100, Felix von Leitner wrote:
> Alan,
> 
> I'm almost certain you were trying to tell me something.
> But I can't see it through all this posturing, the attempts to insult
> me, and the non-sequiturs.
> 
> You talk about ld splitting .text into a hot and a cold part. Clearly
> that has not happened here with .ctors. The .ctors section containts
> exactly the data I put in there, same for .dtors.
> 
> I wonder why you replied in the first place if you were not willing to
> shed light on anything. I shall probably never find out.
> 
> > [snip lots of frustration]
> 
> If you were looking for a reliable way to come across as a condescending
> prick, you found it.
> 
> My favorite part is the end where you basically tell me to trust you.
> This was never a trust issue. I wanted to know if this is known
> behavior, whether it is intentional, and whether I can expect the same
> behavior if I use the gABI sections instead of .ctors and .dtors. You
> answered none of these questions, yet you took ample time out of your
> busy day to send me useless invective.
> 
> I'm guessing it's too hot right now in Australia and there is some kind
> of biological explanation for your behavior.
> 
> Felix

I made a genuine effort to help you.  I'm copying your reply to
binutils list so others know the likely thanks they will receive
should they expend any effort on you in future.

-- 
Alan Modra
Australia Development Lab, IBM


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