Linker strange problem

David Korn dkorn@pixelpower.com
Mon Feb 4 05:03:00 GMT 2002


>-----Original Message-----
>From: alberico@libero.it [mailto:alberico@libero.it]
>Sent: 04 February 2002 11:59

>I did a test program for my sh2 board, and everything seem to work well
>the program is made of several objects and linked together,
>The surprising thing is that changing the order of the objects in the 
>linker command, (providing of course that all symbols are resolved)
>the program stop working!
>
>do anyone have an idea?
>
>Thanks to all
>
>Alberico

    Hi Alberico,

  When shuffling around the layout in memory causes a program to start
or stop working, it is almost always because you have a stray pointer
or array overrun; with one layout of the variables, you get lucky, and
your stray pointer doesn't overwrite anything important, but with a 
different layout you may not be so lucky and the program may crash itself.



       DaveK
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