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Re: [patch bfd]: Adjust handling for plugin-generated sections for pe-coff targets
On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 08:10:43AM +0200, Kai Tietz wrote:
> The problem this that wrongly IRONLY is used. So issue is related to
> this problem, but for non-relocatable and non-shared of COFF targets.
> For relocatable linking, this function returns always TRUE. For shared
> it returns always TRUE as visibility is always LDPV_DEFAULT or
> LPPV_PROTEXTED. But for COFF it makes no difference, if you are
> bulding shared or non-shared image.
You will need to get a COFF maintainer to sign off on your patch.
ie. to accept the missed optimization (needless emission of code by
gcc). I don't intend to reply further in this thread.
Australia Development Lab, IBM