Fri May 14 03:13:00 GMT 2010
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 10:31 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Cary Coutant <email@example.com> writes:
>> This patch adds a --strip-lto-sections option to gold, which tells it
>> to ignore any PROGBITS section where SHF_ALLOC is not set and whose
>> name begins with ".gnu.lto_".
>> It may be worth making this the default behavior.
> I agree that it seems simpler to make this the default behaviour.
> Does anybody see a problem with that?
> Really we should modify gas to always recognize 'e' as a section flag
> setting SHF_EXCLUDE, and modify ld and gold to always recognize
> SHF_EXCLUDE. That flag seems generically useful, and given its use by
> several targets it seems quite unlikely that it will ever get another
> meaning for generic ELF.
I opened a bug:
Will a generic patch acceptable?
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