ld -r frustration
Tue Jul 27 22:36:00 GMT 2004
On Jul 27, 2004, at 8:11 AM, Alan Modra wrote:
> That's not the ideal solution, especially considering that tools
> like libtool use "ld -r" to work around command line limits when
> linking huge numbers of object files. What we really need is a
> "ld -r" that doesn't do any merging of sections, or a final link
> stage that can undo the effects of "ld -r". The latter would need
> quite a bit of work, and probably not be very robust. I'm leaning
> towards the idea of making "ld -r" behave like "ar cr" on PowerPC64.
I'd be really bummed out by this. I have an application where I
specifically use ld -r to merge sections from multiple .o files into a
single .o file in order to form a table in a .a library.
This application does not currently run on PowerPC64, but there are
plans to make it so do.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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