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SubjectRe: common RODATA in vmlinux.lds.h (2.5.59)
Hi Kai,

Kai Germaschewski wrote:
> First of all, asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h is there to share common code
> where possible, so if it's not possible, you still have the option of
> having your own special code in arch/$(ARCH)/vmlinux.lds.S

And that is exactly what I have done as an immediate fix.

It would be nice if all architectures could use this
common code. Saves me having to specifically fix m68knommu
linker script when ever things inside RODATA change.


> Having said that, you could add
>
> #define TEXT_MEM > flash
>
> at the beginning of arch/m68knommu/vmlinux.lds.S
>
> and
>
> #ifndef TEXT_MEM
> #define TEXT_MEM
> #endif
>
> at the beginning of include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h and then change
>
> .text : {
> *(.text)
> - }
> + } TEXT_MEM
>
> Would that work for you?

Yep, I would be happy with that.

Regards
Greg



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