[PATCH] ld: Default the maximum page size to the common page size for -z separate-code
Fri Jan 12 11:39:00 GMT 2018
On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:55 PM, Alan Modra <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 09:13:19PM -0800, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> When -z separate-code is used, code segment is aligned and padded to
>> the maximum page size on disk. This patch defaults the maximum page
>> size to the common page size for -z separate-code to reduce file size.
> I think this is a bad idea. Options should have as few magical
> side-effects as possible. If you want -z separate-code to align to
> common-page-size, then do that in the script (and document in
> ld.texinfo that code separation is only effective for system page size
> up to common-page-size, like -z relro).
RELRO segment is optional. Ignoring it at run-time won't crash
How about adding ELF_MAXCODEPAGESIZE which defaults to
ELF_COMMONPAGESIZE and -z max-code-page-size?
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