Relocs against unalloced sections in shared libraries
Fri Jan 10 00:39:00 GMT 2003
> From: Andreas Schwab <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 10 Jan 2003 01:29:50 +0100
> Geoff Keating <email@example.com> writes:
> > Isn't this necessary for proper handling of DWARF2 debug information?
> The debugger will know which bytes to relocate by looking at the
> structure while reading the debug information from a shared library.
Hmmm. Have you asked the GDB people about this? I believe the
conclusion was that it kind-of does this now, and it kind-of works,
but in the long run it should be looking at the relocations.
> No other target emits such relocations. Currently, the ppc linker
> will set DT_TEXTREL if there are any DWARF2 debugging sections in a
> shared library, which is just wrong.
Yes, the linker should ignore relocs against unallocated sections.
I thought it already did, we have had this entire discussion several
- Geoffrey Keating <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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