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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] build system: section garbage collection for vmlinux
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On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 21:18 +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 September 2007 22:47, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 21:07 +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> > > This patch is needed for --gc-sections to work, regardless
> > > of which final form that support will have.
> > >
> > > This patch renames .text.xxx and .data.xxx sections
> > > into .xxx.text and .xxx.data, respectively.
> >
> > I think you'll have better luck with this if you focus on a single
> > architecture (i386 would be best) ..
>
> I did exactly that. I focused on x86_64.
>
> Of course, section name fixes cannot be done per-arch, as they
> are scattered across entire tree.

This is want I'm talking about .. Why can't you do this per
architecture?

Daniel

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