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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/4] x86/boot: Remove runtime relocations from compressed kernel
On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 04:50:38PM +0200, Sedat Dilek wrote:
> On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 4:47 PM Arvind Sankar <nivedita@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 02:44:29PM +0200, Sedat Dilek wrote:
> > >
> > > Are those diffs correct when using "x86/boot: Correct relocation
> > > destination on old linkers"?
> > >
> >
> > It looks ok, but that patch (and even marking the other symbols .hidden)
> > should be unnecessary after this series.
>
> You mean _bss, _ebss and _end?
>
> - Sedat -

Yes. Those .hidden markings are there to ensure that when relocations
are generated (as they are currently), they're generated as
R_386_RELATIVE (which uses B+A calculation, with A being the link-time
virtual address of the symbol, and stored in the relocation field)
rather than R_386_32 (which uses S+A calculation, and so doesn't work
without runtime processing). After this patchset there aren't any
relocations, so while the .hidden markings won't hurt, they won't be
necessary either.

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