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Re: [RFC][PATCH] Check ELF relocs after opening all all input files
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Alan Modra <amodra at gmail dot com>, Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016 04:18:47 -0700
- Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] Check ELF relocs after opening all all input files
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On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 3:35 AM, Nick Clifton <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi H.J.
> Ooo - I forgot to mention one other feature of the patch, which
> you might find objectionable. It changes the loop in lang_check_relocs()
> so that it does not terminate when a reloc check fails. Instead
> I thought it better to carry on processing the remaining bfds, in
> case there are further errors that can be reported to the user.
It is OK as long as there is no regression. BTW, you
&& bfd_get_flavour (link_info.output_bfd) == bfd_target_elf_flavour)
before the loop.