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Re: PING: Re: [PATCH 3/3] ld: Extend options for altering orphan handling behaviour.


Thanks for the review.  I pushed the patch, however,

* Nick Clifton <> [2015-09-03 15:30:51 +0100]:

> The patch is approved - please apply - but ...  please could you also add an
> entry in the ld/NEWS file mentioning the new/updated feature ?

I had this in the patch:

> diff --git a/ld/NEWS b/ld/NEWS
> index f9ef88d..864384b 100644
> --- a/ld/NEWS
> +++ b/ld/NEWS
> @@ -6,7 +6,11 @@
>  * New command line option for ELF targets to compress DWARF debug
>    sections, --compress-debug-sections=[none|zlib|zlib-gnu|zlib-gabi].
> -* Add --warn-orphan option to report orphan sections.
> +* New command line option, --orphan-handling=[place|warn|error|discard], to
> +  adjust how orphan sections are handled.  The default is 'place' which gives
> +  the current behaviour, 'warn' and 'error' issue a warning or error
> +  respectively when orphan sections are found, and 'discard' will discard all
> +  orphan sections.

Is this enough, or is something more required?  If more is needed I am
happy to write it.


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