RFC: Support link with mixed IR/non-IR objects

Tristan Gingold gingold@adacore.com
Wed May 9 13:06:00 GMT 2012

On May 8, 2012, at 10:05 PM, Andi Kleen wrote:

>> Even so, I think I'd lean towards the use of archives.
> ar archives don't work. The linux kernel requires unreferenced objects to
> be included in the build (e.g. for EXPORT_SYMBOL and initcalls)

Many linkers (but not GNU ld) have options to link all archive members.  Not difficult to implement.

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