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Re: [RFC][PATCH][X86_64] Eliminate PLT stubs for specified external functions via -fno-plt=

We have -finstrument-functions-exclude-function-list=.. in GCC, though
it is not using mangled names.


On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 2:58 PM, Jakub Jelinek <> wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 10:51:50PM +0100, Pedro Alves wrote:
>> On 05/21/2015 10:12 PM, Sriraman Tallam wrote:
>> >
>> > My original proposal, for x86_64 only, was to add
>> > -fno-plt=<function-name>. This lets the user decide for which
>> > functions PLT must be avoided.  Let the compiler always generate an
>> > indirect call using call *func@GOTPCREL(%rip).  We could do this for
>> > non-PIC code too.  No need for linker fixups since this relies on the
>> > user to know that func is from a shared object.
>> Having to pass function names on the command line seems like an odd
>> interface.  E.g, you'll need to pass the mangled name for
>> C++ functions.  Any reason this isn't a function attribute?
> I strongly second this.  Similar reasons for why we haven't added
> the asan blacklisting from the command line, one really should use
> function attributes for this kind of things.
>         Jakub

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