crosstool bloat

Dave Korn
Thu Sep 22 17:47:00 GMT 2005

----Original Message----
>From: David Karlton
>Sent: 22 September 2005 15:04

> Dave Korn wrote:
>> ----Original Message----

> Still have the bloat issue, but I *was* able to build the toolchain on
> Fedora now (the issue with the glibc-2.3.2 configure script complaining
> that my gcc 4.0.0 compiler was not acceptable).
> So, this thread (crosstool bloat) is still an issue, but the "Building
> on Fedora" issue has been resolved (though now there are posts on both
> threads related to the bloat problem).

  Try this patch: it looks like perhaps the best option of all, as it
(IIUIC) eliminates the useage of a separate data *segment* within the text
*section*, which is why the linker has to explicitly pad the placement and
can't just let the loader do it.

  With due thanks to Thiemo Seufer

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