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Re: PING Re: [RFA] Linker script extension SECTION_FLAGS
On Jun 28, 2011, at 1:37 PM, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Hi Catherine,
>> Thanks for the patch review. I've developed a new patch that addresses
>> the comments that both you and Tristan made regarding the original
>> patch. I've now associated the INPUT_SECTION_FLAGS with the input
>> section specifications instead of the output sectionas you and others
>> suggested. I've tested arm-coff, mips-elf and ppc-elf. What do you
>> think? Is this okay to commit?
> * You have not provided a patch for GOLD. I would like to keep the two linkers in sync, at least as far as features go.
Should we really require that ? I think that this is asking too much. There are some interesting features in gold (such as ICF)
that aren't in ld; so they are already not in sync.