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Re: release soonish
- From: Mark Wielaard <mjw at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:43:04 +0100
- Subject: Re: release soonish
On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 12:28:42PM -0800, Roland McGrath wrote:
> I guess my first inclination is that we only touch the DW_FORM_sec_offset
> case, but keep it in the existing API. That seems appropriately
> conservative, since it only touches a code path that was an error before.
> But your change as-is doesn't really bother me.
OK, if it doesn't bother you, then it won't bother me.
Pushed it with the fixes you suggested.
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?