link script PROVIDE bugfix

H. J. Lu hjl@lucon.org
Sat Aug 6 04:58:00 GMT 2005


On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 01:58:29PM +0930, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 11:17:38AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > > I think it is a very bad idea to miss use LARGE_SECTIONS for something
> > > else. That means it is very hard to add new bss/data sections. What is
> > > wrong with OTHER_BSS_SECTIONS?
> 
> I'm not exactly misusing LARGE_SECTIONS.  The hppa64 large bss section
> is called hbss, and hppa64 is the only target to use
> OTHER_BSS_SECTIONS.

But LARGE_SECTIONS for x86-64 include large data and large readonly
data sections. I'd prefer separate large bss and data sections so that
other bss sections can be placed between them.


H.J.



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