[Bug other/46770] Replace .ctors/.dtors with .init_array/.fini_array on targets supporting them

hjl.tools at gmail dot com gcc-bugzilla@gcc.gnu.org
Tue Apr 17 20:39:00 GMT 2012


http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46770

--- Comment #84 from H.J. Lu <hjl.tools at gmail dot com> 2012-04-17 20:28:25 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #83)
> 
> Paul suggested to me offline that maybe you're asking about
> translation units with several .ctors or .init_array sections. Since
> that doesn't happen in practice, I don't really care so much, and
> would prefer to do the easy thing of just reversing the order of all
> input sections, even to the point of reversing the order of the
> sections within a translation unit. I think the important point is
> that we do not reverse the order of entries within a single input
> section.
> 

I have seen codes like:

void (*const init_array []) (void)
     __attribute__ ((section (".init_array"), aligned (sizeof (void *)))) =
{
  &init_0,
  &init_1,
  &init_2
};

I don't want to reverse its order.



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