elfxx-ia64.c question

Alan Modra amodra@bigpond.net.au
Fri Jan 24 05:04:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 11:47:05PM -0500, Jim Wilson wrote:
> I don't see how you can get negative values unless something funny is going
> on, and if something funny is going on, then ignoring the relocation seems
> like a reasonable thing to do.

Undefined weak syms or symbols defined in shared libs will hit the
code in question with value == 0 (well, really with value == addend).
I don't know enough about ia64 to say whether either of these
conditions will happen in practice.

-- 
Alan Modra
IBM OzLabs - Linux Technology Centre



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