Linker Bug or Design Intent (Absolute symbols in zero sized sections)

Alan Modra
Wed Oct 11 14:08:00 GMT 2006

On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 01:19:22AM +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> Either we could add here REMOVE_EMPTY flag, or, perhaps better, not consider
> at least symbol = absolute value assignments as section relative,

Sections containing symbols really do need to stay, for --emit-relocs
and dynamic relocs.  Or at least, we need to do something to make them
work properly.

Alan Modra
IBM OzLabs - Linux Technology Centre

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