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Re: Support for ELF's STT_COMMON symbol type
On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 03:41:16PM +0100, Nick Clifton wrote:
> * Has a configure time option to enable the setting of the STT_COMMON type on
> symbols in generated executables. By default this option is disabled, so the
> linker should continue to work with the current crop of loaders.
I don't really like this :-( Different people's builds of binutils
will trigger different bugs for the same target. I suppose it's
reasonable, but please remove this:
+ # XXX FIXME: Add code to test the loader here.
Having binutils built on a new system by default produce binaries that
would not work on older systems would be a real pain to figure out.