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Re: [PATCH, RFA 1/3] BFD: Let targets handle relocations against absolute symbols
On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 01:30:01AM +0100, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> * reloc.c (bfd_perform_relocation): Try the `howto' handler
> first with relocations against absolute symbols.
> (bfd_install_relocation): Likewise.
The patch looks reasonable to me, so OK. Like you I'm a little
concerned about existing howto->special_function behaving correctly
with absolute symbols, but I guess we can fix any issues as we find
them. Did you perform any ld -r tests?
Australia Development Lab, IBM