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Re: [I don't think it's off-topic at all] Linking speed for C++
> Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 15:36:07 -0700
> From: Richard Henderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Mail-Followup-To: Richard Henderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Geoff Keating <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
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> On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 03:23:40PM -0700, Geoff Keating wrote:
> > But when linked with -fPIC ... the linker can't tell that
> > the reloc ... is related to PIC-ness, or if it's just a plain
> > old data reloc in an oddly-named section.
> Hum. Ok, that is ugly. IMO you'd be much better off with your
> linker knowing how to create multiple GOT pools like we do on Alpha.
I agree. I'm just waiting for Uli to finish his ELF linker so I can
add this feature :-).
> On second thought, why aren't you using the R_PPC_GOT16_HA and
> R_PPC_GOT16_LO relocations for -fPIC?
Speed and code size.
- Geoffrey Keating <email@example.com>