PATCH: makes --gc-sections compatible with -r/-q

Tristan Gingold gingold@adacore.com
Thu Jan 10 01:12:00 GMT 2008


On Jan 8, 2008, at 5:45 PM, H.J. Lu wrote:

> The current linker does
>
> [hjl@gnu-6 tmp]$ ld -r --gc-sections y.o
> ld: --gc-sections and -r may not be used together
> [hjl@gnu-6 tmp]$
>
> So are you proposing linker will now generate incorrect output
> siliently instead? I don't like it.

I understand your point.

Do you want --gc-sections -r requires a -e ?
As a consequence, ENTRY in linker script won't be allowed.

As I don't last the consequence, we may also remove the ENTRY command  
in .xr scripts.

Thoughts ?



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