Overlap error not generated for sections w/o content

Nick Clifton nickc@redhat.com
Mon Jan 12 15:10:00 GMT 2004


Hi Galit,

>> I agree however.  Either the section should become allocated or else a
>> warning should be issued that advancing dot has no effect inside an
>> unallocated section.  How about a patch like this:
>> 
>> Cheers
>>         Nick
>> 
>> 2004-01-12  Nick Clifton  <nickc@redhat.com>
>> 
>>         * ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): If dot is advanced, then
>>         assume that the section should be allocated.
>
> Works for me.

Good.

> BTW, it seems that the change mentioned in:
>
>     http://sources.redhat.com/ml/binutils/2003-10/msg00213.html
>
> and which is related to region checking, was not made.

That  would be because we have only just talked about it and I expect
that Alan is busy working....

Cheers
        Nick
        



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