link script PROVIDE bugfix

Alan Modra
Tue Aug 9 01:35:00 GMT 2005

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?

It's hardly a misuse.  hbss is hppa64's "large section" bss.

> This is the patch to bring back OTHER_BSS_SECTIONS.

I made the change to reduce the number of link script variables.  Do you
have some other use for OTHER_BSS_SECTIONS, beside that for hppa64?

Alan Modra
IBM OzLabs - Linux Technology Centre

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