[RFC] Allow linker scripts to specify multiple output regions for an output section?

Simon Richter Simon.Richter@hogyros.de
Wed Jul 24 09:18:00 GMT 2019


On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 08:28:05AM +0100, Nick Clifton wrote:

> If you do allow backtracking then the ordering of sections can change
> from the current linker's specified behaviour (sections are linked in
> input order unless a SORT keyword is used).  And so users will complain.
> If you don't allow backtracking then there could be gaps in memory
> regions which could have been used, and users will complain... :-)

And if a section would fit after linker relaxation, but the new layout
would make the relaxations invalid...


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