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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 2/3] objtool: Find relocation base section using sh_info
On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 09:09:16AM -0500, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 09:42:32AM -0700, Matt Helsley wrote:
> > Currently objtool uses a naming heuristic to find the "base"
> > section to apply the relocation(s) to. The standard defines
> > the SHF_INFO_LINK flag (SHF => in the section header flags)
> > which indicates when the section header's sh_info field can
> > be used to find the necessary section.
> >
> > Warns when the heuristic is used as a fallback and changes
> > the name heuristic calculation to handle rela (explicit
> > addend) and now rel (implicit addend) relocations.
> Does this fallback case actually happen?

Not that I could see. I was thinking about taking it out but
I haven't tried this set with clang or other toolchains. So
I was wondering if you think holding off before removing it
would be wise or if you'd rather just remove it.

-Matt Helsley

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