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Re: Powerpc64 does not generate copy relocation for shared library variable
Ok, thanks for the clarification.
On Tue, Jul 30, 2019, 11:53 AM Alan Modra <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 10:47:32AM +0530, kamlesh kumar wrote:
> > Hi Alan,
> > I was expecting same behavior from ppc64 as on ppc32.
> > excerpt from
> > Dynamic executables, however, are generally not created from
> > position-independent code.
> > Any references to external data they make can seemingly only be achieved
> > runtime by modifying the code that makes the reference.
> Right, but ppc64 does generate PIC.
> > Modifying a read-only text segment is to be avoided. The *copy*
> > technique can solve this reference.
> Thus generally doesn't need copies of shared library variables in
> Alan Modra
> Australia Development Lab, IBM