[PATCH 0/6] ld: Add "-z textonly" option to ELF linker
Tue Jan 9 17:39:00 GMT 2018
On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 5:21 AM, Alan Modra <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 08, 2018 at 08:10:53AM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 7:26 AM, Michael Matz <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > supposed to mean? :) -z separate-text-segment perhaps?
>> -z codeonly -or z insnonly?
> -z separate-code perhaps?
Done. I updated to -z separate-code on users/hjl/pr22393 branch.
> Regarding the implementation, I'm wondering why you didn't implement
> the vma adjustments entirely in the new linker scripts. It seems like
> this ought to be possible.
It may be doable without RELRO. My current approach is built on top
of RELRO. Maybe I missed something. Can you show me how to do
it entirely in linker scripts?
> You're stuck with multiple new LOAD segments. The R, RE, R, RW
> order is necessary because the first R must cover the ELF header, and
> the second R is needed for relro support (but you might be able to
> reorder sections to get R, RE, RW for non-relro).
In my implementation, -z norelro implies -z noseparate-code.
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