RFC: Unify overflow checking

David Miller davem@davemloft.net
Wed Apr 23 07:00:00 GMT 2008

From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@false.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 10:07:55 -0400

> Does anyone remember why bfd_check_overflow and _bfd_relocate_contents
> have different overflow checks?  It looks to me as if the ones in
> _bfd_relocate_contents are always appropriate, and bfd_check_overflow
> is simply stale.  This (untested so far) patch unifies them.

I think this is definitely something that should go through the
testsuite at least most of the ELF backends before being commited.

It looks fine to me personally, but I bet it will trigger some
obscure regression on some ELF target.

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