[PATCH 1/3] ELF: Group PT_NOTE segments by section alignments
Wed Oct 3 10:31:00 GMT 2018
> + while (s->next != NULL
> + && s->next->alignment_power == alignment_power
> + && (s->next->flags & SEC_LOAD) != 0
> + && CONST_STRNEQ (s->next->name, ".note"))
> + s = s->next;
I did not think that note sections were required to have a ".note"
prefix to their name. So wouldn't it be better to check for a SHF_NOTE
flag instead ? (Assuming that the section is in an ELF format bfd, of
I appreciate that the code that you are patching also used the CONST_STRNEQ
check, but I am thinking that now would be a good time to fix this bug
as well. If the section is not in an ELF format file, you could always
fall back on checking for the .note prefix.
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