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Re: [Patch][Gold] BE8 for ARM

Hi Cary and everyone,

Arm/thumb stubs support was missed in the be8 mode with the previous
patch, hence adding the same with the unit cases.

No Regress on gold test-suites.

Please do needful by committing the same.

Thank you

On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:21 AM, Cary Coutant <> wrote:
>> Please find attached the BE8 patch that includes support for thumb as well.
>> I tested it on a hello world and bzip2 example for both arm and thumb besides a large arm application (size ~120MB).
>> No regressions with the gold test-suite for arm.
>> gold/ChangeLog
>> 2016-08-15  Bharathi Seshadri  <>
>>         * options.h (General_options): Add --be8 option.
>>         * (Arm_relobj::do_relocate_sections): Add code to swap for be8.
>>           (Output_data_plt_arm_standard::do_fill_first_plt_entry): Likewise.
>>           (Output_data_plt_arm_short::do_fill_plt_entry): Likewise.
>>           (Output_data_plt_arm_long::do_fill_plt_entry): Likewise.
>>           (Target_arm::do_adjust_elf_header): Do EF_ARM_BE8 adjustment.
> Committed. Thanks!
> -cary

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