linker relocation of debug information

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@mvista.com
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 <drow@mvista.com>
> 
> > 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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