Pass the elf object of the archive files to a linker plugin's claim file handler

Ian Lance Taylor
Sat Mar 30 00:55:00 GMT 2013

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 5:29 PM, Sriraman Tallam <> wrote:
>    Currently, the elf object of archive files is not passed to a
> linker plugin's claim file handler.  This means APIs like
> get_section_count will not work on archive files.  The following patch
> fixes this by creating an elf object for archive files before the
> plugin's claim file handler is invoked.  If the plugin claims the file
> then the elf object is deleted.  This is similar to how regular
> objects are handled in

This is OK with a ChangeLog entry.



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