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Re: [PATCH] Mark internal functions with attribute_hidden


On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 8:43 AM, H.J. Lu <hjl.tools@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:37 AM, Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 08/17/2017 02:25 PM, H.J. Lu wrote:
>>> Mark internal functions with attribute_hidden to allow direct access to
>>> internal functions within libc.a without using GOT when the compiler
>>> defaults to -fPIE.
>>
>> This explanation is a bit confusing.  I think this benefits other
>> architectures, too.
>
> Yes, this is target independent.   It should benefit static PIE build for all
> targets.  On x86, it bypasses GOT/PLT.

Should internal_function just imply attribute_hidden?  Or is this
inappropriate for some things marked internal_function?

zw


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