PATCH [v3]: makes --gc-sections compatible with -r/-q

Tristan Gingold gingold@adacore.com
Fri Jan 25 17:33:00 GMT 2008


On Jan 24, 2008, at 2:08 AM, Alan Modra wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 05:50:24PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> The object file for ppc64 is attached.  That is the only remaining
>> failure now.
>
> ppc64 is failing because ppc64_elf_gc_mark_hook isn't smart enough to
> allow unused variables to be dropped.  It needs to treat .toc like
> .opd, ie. not mark .toc when a reloc references .toc, but instead
> mark the section referenced by that .toc entry.
>
> If you'd like, xfail them for ppc64 at the moment.  I don't think I'll
> get around to fixing this problem in the near future.

Given this indication, xfail them is fine for me.  I don't think  
there is a real use of
-r/-q + --gc-section on ppc64.



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