[Patch] bfd elfxx-ia64: share code between elf32 and elf64

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Tue May 17 13:04:00 GMT 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 5:56 AM, Tristan Gingold <gingold@adacore.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> some functions of elfxx-ia64.c are in fact the same when compiled for elf32 and for elf64.  This patch adds a new file,
> elfxx-ia64.h which declares these functions and compiles them only for elf64.
> No regression for linux/gnu ia64 and hpux ia64.
> This work is in fact preliminary work to support gnu ld on vms/ia64.  Although VMS uses elf64, it doesn't use the same shared library
> model.  Its DSO model is derived from the previous vms one (vector based). This made code reuse difficult.
> Ok for trunk ?

Why not do something similar to SPARC/MIPS to put common codes in
a new .c file?


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