The problem with linkonce sections in ELF

Ian Lance Taylor
Mon Feb 7 17:18:00 GMT 2000

   Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 17:16:37 -0800
   From: "H . J . Lu" <>

   On Sun, Feb 06, 2000 at 04:19:49PM -0500, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:

   > The appended patch fixes the problem for me.  You also have to
   > regenerate bfd-in2.h, and patch all the calls to size_dynamic_sections
   > to pass the extra argument.  This is not very efficient; I don't know
   > how often strip_section_from_output is called in real cases.

   Your patch doesn't modify all places where strip_section_from_output
   is called. Do you have a patch for that?

No, not while the repository is in flux.  I see that I wrote ``to
size_dynamic_sections'' in the above paragraph where I should have
written ``in size_dynamic_sections.''


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