linker relocation of debug information

Daniel Jacobowitz
Wed Jan 28 22:55:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 02:31:49PM -0800, Geoff Keating wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 15:48:18 -0500
> > From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
> > I don't remember what Geoff's objection was.  Mind reminding me?
> I don't remember either (it's surely in the mail archives), but one
> objection is that some versions of the Sun linker add the address in
> the memory location to the computed symbol value, so the memory
> location needs to be zeroed for correct behaviour on systems with RELA
> relocations.

I think we must be talking about different things - I'm talking about
not emitting relocations for this information, so the value in the
memory location would be the only one used.

I'll go check the archives.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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