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Re: What is R_X86_64_GOTPLT64 used for?


Hi,

On Mon, 17 Nov 2014, H.J. Lu wrote:

> It has nothing to do with large model.

Yes, I didn't say so.  I've used it only to force GCC to emit @GOT relocs 
(otherwise it would have used @GOTPCREL) to disprove your claim.

> The same thing happens to small model.  We may be to able optimize it, 
> independent of GOTPLT.

Yes, if we were to optimize this, the difference between GOT and GOTPLT 
would be very minor.

> In any case, -mcmodel=large shouldn't change program behavior.

No, it shouldn't of course.


Ciao,
Michael.


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