[Bug target/65886] [5/6 Regression] Copy reloc in PIE incompatible with DSO created by -Wl,-Bsymbolic

hjl.tools at gmail dot com gcc-bugzilla@gcc.gnu.org
Wed Apr 29 19:05:00 GMT 2015


--- Comment #21 from H.J. Lu <hjl.tools at gmail dot com> ---
(In reply to Jakub Jelinek from comment #19)
> I know it isn't the same.  But, IMHO this isn't worth adding another knob
> which will be a maintainance nightmare.

Performance difference between -fsymbolic -fPIE and -fPIC on PIE is
about 2%.  X86 and x86-64 Android don't support copy reloc.  All
executables are compiled as PIE. -fPIE no longer works on Android.

Can you explain why -fsymbolic is a maintenance nightmare?

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