Problems with linker on Alpha

Richard Henderson rth@twiddle.net
Tue May 31 04:28:00 GMT 2011


On 05/29/2011 05:39 PM, Alan Modra wrote:
> On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 03:36:52PM +1200, Michael Cree wrote:
>> The regular expression in testsuite/ld-plugin/plugin-6.d only expects
>> one line with the "undefined reference to `func'" but on Alpha two such
>> (identical) lines are generated.
>>
>> Should two such lines really be printed (i.e. is this a bug in the Alpha
>> linker) or should the regexp be updated to cope with the possibility of
>> the undefined reference line being printed twice?
> 
> I don't have anything like an up to date alpha compiler handy, so
> can't give a definitive answer.  You should only get one message if
> there was only one relocation reference to "func" from main.c, but be
> aware that testsuite log files often duplicate output.
> 

There are probably two references: the first is the LITERAL that 
loads the address from the .got, the second is the LITUSE that
annotates the jsr insn for relaxation.


r~



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