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Re: [gold] enable sorting of text sections with the same prefix
On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 5:11 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 3:56 AM, Alexander Ivchenko <email@example.com> wrote:
>> thank you for your help, Sri. I fixed help string and deleted warning.
>> Ian, could you please take a look at the attached patch?
> As far as I can see, with this patch, when you use
> --sort-section=name, gold will only sort sections that start with
> .data. and .bss. by name. Other sections remain unsorted. This does
> not appear to be what the GNU linker does. The GNU linker appears to
> sort all input sections by name when using --sort-section=name.
Sorry, I guess that's not quite right. You call the sorting code one
every section. But you only set must_sort_attached_input_sections on
the .data and .bss sections. How can you get away with that?