From: Ian Lance Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: patch was: dwarf2 debug dependent upon GAS?
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 10:44:00 -0000 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <199903111844.KAA22500@rtl.cygnus.com> (raw)
From: Jason Merrill <email@example.com>
Date: 11 Mar 1999 10:31:35 -0800
> This is irrelevant to your patch, but on Linux the local symbols do
> show up in the symbol table, as I remembered; I always filter nm
> output as a result. This may be a gas thing. Any gas folk care to
> Yes, there is some bad interaction going on, I believe related to
> debugging references to local symbols in non-standard sections. The
> assembler is not converting them into relocs against a section symbol
> for some reason. I've never gotten around to looking into it.
I assume that fixing this would dramatically improve link time for DWARF2?
I would not expect to see a dramatic improvement, but maybe there is
something I am overlooking. You can probably estimate the improvement
by linking with the --discard-locals option.
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1999-03-11 0:02 ` Jason Merrill
1999-03-11 7:41 ` Ian Lance Taylor
1999-03-11 10:31 ` Jason Merrill
1999-03-11 10:44 ` Ian Lance Taylor [this message]
1999-03-11 11:20 ` Jason Merrill
1999-03-11 18:02 ` Ian Lance Taylor
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