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

Christophe Lyon christophe.lyon@linaro.org
Thu Jun 27 12:58:00 GMT 2019


On Fri, 9 Jun 2017 at 15:35, Erik Christiansen <dvalin@internode.on.net> wrote:
> On 09.06.17 13:20, Tejas Belagod wrote:
> > > > I agree that replacing the first-match rule with a subsequent match rule
> > > > controlled by a command-line switch is much much lower implementation cost.
> > > > It will be interesting to hear views of a maintainer about the preferred
> > > > approach.
> ...
> > Hi,
> >
> > Just wanted to give you the latest on this. Unfortunately, I have suspended
> > working on this feature for the foreseeable future owing to a shift in
> > priorities. Will update if there is a change in circumstances.
> Ah, pity, but life is the art of the possible, not the ideal.
> Will look forward to hearing of any resumption, should it occur.

We have received requests to support non-contiguous memory regions in
the BFD linker, so it seems it is time to resurrect this thread :-)

IIUC, Erik made a proposal that seems simpler to implement than the
initial one in

Tejas, on your side, do you have any news about this project? (ideally
in terms of implementation, but updated specs would be good too)



> Erik

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