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Re: [gold] enable sorting of text sections with the same prefix
thank you for your input!
Please, look at
2013/1/29 Sriraman Tallam <email@example.com>:
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:28 AM, Alexander Ivchenko <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> This patch to gold: http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2013-01/msg00335.html
>> disabled sorting of text sections with the same prefix like
>> .text.hot0001, .text.hot0002
>> which is very desirable.
> Sorting by section names in general for text sections turns out to be
> a bad idea as we have seen many performance issues. That is the reason
> why the patch you reference was created.
> The reason why some text sections are grouped to begin with is to
> mimic the default GNU ld behaviour. I dont think GNU ld groups these
> two sections. AFAIK, ".text.hot." is the prefix for hot text
> sections. How were these two sections you mention created?Which
> compiler is generating these two sections? Or, did you explicitly use
> a section attribute?
> The attached patch fix this.
>> OK for trunk?
>> thank you,