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linker plugin api limitation
- From: Rafael EspÃndola <rafael dot espindola at gmail dot com>
- To: Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Cc: Cary Coutant <ccoutant at gmail dot com>, Evgenii Stepanov <eugeni dot stepanov at gmail dot com>
- Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 09:39:49 -0500
- Subject: linker plugin api limitation
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
Evgeniy Stepanov recently found a limitation of the plugin api with
--start-lib --end-lib: there is no way to tell the difference from a
file not being included in the link to it being included and all the
symbols being preempted.
There is more information at https://llvm.org/pr26674.