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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 14/23] make section names compatible with -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections: parisc
    On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 03:57:42PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 17:55 +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > > On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 09:41:47AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
    > > > On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 02:00 +0200, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
    > > > > On Wednesday 02 July 2008 01:41, James Bottomley wrote:
    > > > > > On Wed, 2008-07-02 at 02:39 +0200, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
    > > > > > > The purpose of this patch is to make kernel buildable
    > > > > > > with "gcc -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections".
    > > > > > > This patch fixes parisc architecture.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Um ... if you look at the Makefile you'll see we already build parisc
    > > > > > with -ffunction-sections; we have to: our relative jumps are too small
    > > > > > to guarantee finding the stubs in large files.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Since our text is -ffunction-sections compatible already, I question the
    > > > > > need for transformations like this:
    > > >
    > > > We've been building FR-V kernels with --gc-sections for a long time,
    > > > too.
    > > >...
    > >
    > > Is there any specific reason why it's not done in the upstream kernel?
    >
    > Isn't it? I thought it was.
    >...

    It is in the Makefile, but only enabled through a nonexisting
    CONFIG_GC_SECTIONS option.

    > dwmw2

    cu
    Adrian

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