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Re: release soonish
- From: Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:20:33 -0800
- Subject: Re: release soonish
> I am not sure we are making progress on the other (elflint) issue.
> It seems to me that at least Alan Modra doesn't feel it is an issue
> (see binutils list), but even though I disagree fixing it in binutils
> ld is a bit of a pain. I tried and didn't get a good fix (it also goes
> somewhat against the design in binutils ld that input sections and
> output sections are in theory separate) and Richard Henderson's fix
> has the disadvantage of turning all "missing" symbol sections into
> SHN_ABS, which also isn't ideal. So, should we add another ld-gnu
> quirk in elflint?
Alan is just clearly wrong about what should be acceptable.
I'm not sure what is really wrong with Richard's fix.
Can you give an example of a symbol it affects that is not wrong today?