[RFA] Linker script extension SECTION_FLAGS

Catherine Moore clm@codesourcery.com
Wed May 18 19:33:00 GMT 2011


I forgot to mention that I tested this patch for arm-coff, ppc-elf and 
mips-elf.


On 05/18/2011 03:32 PM, Catherine Moore wrote:
> This patch extends the linker script language to include SECTION_FLAGS
> on an output section statement. The purpose of the flags is to ensure
> that all input sections assigned to the output section either have the
> flags set or cleared.
>
> This version of the patch sets the infrastructure but does not define a
> backend implementation. I will provide that along with additional
> testcases when I contribute the Powerpc VLE port.
>
> This patch was originally discussed in the thread beginning here:
> http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2011-04/msg00428.html
>
> Does this look okay to install?
>
> Thanks,
> Catherine
>



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