partial linking that resolves relocations
Thu May 19 17:33:00 GMT 2011
On 05/18/2011 12:50 AM, Yni Mous wrote:
> Is there a way to combine object files (1.o and 2.o) to produce another
> object file (similar to ld -i) with the relocations "resolved"?
There is no direct way, although there should be: for instance,
some additional flag such that "ld -r" would resolve what it could,
instead of just accumulating the relocations for later resolution.
There might be a work-around, however. Run "ld -r", then run
"objcopy --strip-symbol=foo". If objcopy interprets this favorably,
then objcopy must resolve the relocations that depend on 'foo'.
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