when is ld appending .number to end of section names?
Tue Jan 22 14:24:00 GMT 2008
On Friday 18 January 2008, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 10:42:28PM +0100, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > The expected section name was: ".init.text".
> > But the actual section name was ".init.text.1"
> Quoting from ld/emultemp/elf32.em
> /* Choose a unique name for the section. This will be needed if the
> same section name appears in the input file with different
> loadable or allocatable characteristics. */
> Most likely someone forgot to flag .init.text with "ax" in one of the
> input object files. Another possiblility is that ld --unique was
we hit the same problem in the Blackfin kernel
(.init.text / .init.text.1 / .init.text.2) and it was for this reason ... one
section incorrectly lacked "ax" flags unlike all the others
if you have scanelf installed, you can run:
scanelf -k .init.text.1
and usually this will find you the builtin.o file which will narrow down the
directory of objects, one of which needs fixing. just look at the flags in
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