TI COFFv2 relocations-- seen anything similar?

Nick Clifton nickc@redhat.com
Wed Aug 14 03:56:00 GMT 2002


Hi Charles,

> I'm still sorting through my notes, but I think that these
> relocation types form a set of algebraic functions to enable the
> linker to calculate crazy expressions such as "(_function1 - _main)
> >> 16 & 0xFFE0" at link time.
> 
> Anyway, does anyone know of another processor+file format
> combination which handles things similarly?

I have heard of similar schemes, but none have been contributed to
binutils so far.  So I guess that you are free to go ahead and invent
a new wheel :-)

Cheers
        Nick





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