Display some optimisations when --traditional-format

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Sat May 26 19:01:00 GMT 2012


Alan Modra <amodra@gmail.com> writes:

> How do you all feel about disabling string merging when ld is given
> --traditional-format?  I think it's a reasonable addition to the
> option's effect, currently it disables .stab and .eh_frame
> optimisation.

Unlike .stab and .eh_frame optimization, string merging is part of the
ELF ABI.  I don't see why --traditional-format should control all of
them.

Not that it matters very much.

Ian



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