The problem with linkonce sections in ELF

Ian Lance Taylor
Mon Feb 7 17:55:00 GMT 2000

   Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 17:32:04 -0800
   From: "H . J . Lu" <>

   On Mon, Feb 07, 2000 at 08:18:23PM -0500, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
   >    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.''

   Have you run "make eheck" on Linux/i386? With my patch, all testcases
   are passed. With your patch and modified calls to size_dynamic_sections,
   I got

Yes, you're right, there are problems with my patch.  It seems to
confuse the linker.

This needs to be redone somehow.  I don't know when I will have the

Do you see what I think is wrong with your patch?


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