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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 2/3] objtool: Find relocation base section using sh_info
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?


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