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Re: SHT_GNU_ATTRIBUTES advice...
On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 01:12:58AM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: Alan Modra <email@example.com>
> Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 14:01:38 +0930
> > On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 03:03:49PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> >> I'm not so sure how to proceed. Perhaps conditionalize the handling
> >> of section header type "0x6ffffff5" based upon the OSABI?
> > Sounds correct to me. On this subject, we really ought to be setting
> > OSABI to ELFOSABI_GNU (unless the processor ABI says otherwise)
> > whenever we use any OS specific extensions like the SHT_GNU headers.
> And I also noticed that the Solaris ELF backend explicitly avoids
> using ELFOSABI_SOLARIS because doing so would preclude linking with
> what all current Solaris/SPARC objects have, which is ELFOSABI_NONE.
That could be fixed easily enough I think, by tweaking elf_object_p
to accept ELFOSABI_NONE objects.
Australia Development Lab, IBM