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Re: [gold] creating linker generated output section and segment

> Hi, I'm working on add a new target to gold linker where the abi
> requires the linker to generate a custom section (a custom strtab) and
> mapped to a output segment for simulator use. i.e. This section does
> not need data from input objects.
> I'm current doing this in the target's do_finialize_sections() like this:
>  // create custom output section and segment
>   Stringpool *mystrtab = new Stringpool();
>   mystrtab->add("mystr1", false, NULL);
>   mystrtab->add("mystr2", false, NULL);
>   mystrtab->set_string_offsets();

This looks fine.

> // using target's do_make_output_section here which simply does new
> Output_section
> // as layout's make_output_section is private
>   Output_section* mystrtab_os = this->make_output_section(".mystrtab",
>                                                 elfcpp::SHT_STRTAB,
> elfcpp::SHF_ALLOC);
>   Output_data_strtab* mystrtab_data = new Output_data_strtab(mystrtab);
>   mystrtab_os->add_output_section_data(mystrtab_data);
>   //do I need to add the section to section_list and how? Below does not work.
>   //layout->section_list().push_back(mystrtab_os);
>   Output_segment* mystrtab_seg =
>     layout->make_output_segment(elfcpp::PT_LOPROC+0x1234, 0);
>   mystrtab_seg->add_output_section_to_nonload(mystrtab_os, elfcpp::PF_R);
> This is currently not working yet with an runtime assert of Output
> section address not valid.
> But I want to make sure I'm on the right track first so I want to ask
> if this the right way to add linker generated sections and segment?

Use Layout::add_output_section_data() to allocate your
Output_data_strtab to an output section. There are several examples of
this in some of the existing targets. For example, in

      Output_attributes_section_data* attributes_section =
      new Output_attributes_section_data(*this->attributes_section_data_);
                                      elfcpp::SHT_ARM_ATTRIBUTES, 0,
                                      attributes_section, ORDER_INVALID,


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