[PATCH] lto-plugin: update comments - remove hardwired gold

Martin Liška mliska@suse.cz
Tue Mar 1 15:41:58 GMT 2022


Pushed to master as obvious. Right now, there are 3 linkers that
can utilize the plug-in, not only gold.

Martin

lto-plugin/ChangeLog:

	* lto-plugin.c (process_offload_section): Use a linker as many
	comments are connected to gold linker.
	(process_option): Likewise.
---
  lto-plugin/lto-plugin.c | 14 +++++++-------
  1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lto-plugin/lto-plugin.c b/lto-plugin/lto-plugin.c
index c9c048d3631..593fbc91383 100644
--- a/lto-plugin/lto-plugin.c
+++ b/lto-plugin/lto-plugin.c
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-/* LTO plugin for gold and/or GNU ld.
+/* LTO plugin for linkers like gold, GNU ld or mold.
     Copyright (C) 2009-2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
     Contributed by Rafael Avila de Espindola (espindola@google.com).
  
@@ -16,11 +16,11 @@ You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
  along with this program; see the file COPYING3.  If not see
  <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.  */
  
-/* The plugin has only one external function: onload. Gold passes it an array of
-   function that the plugin uses to communicate back to gold.
+/* The plugin has only one external function: onload. A linker passes it an array of
+   function that the plugin uses to communicate back to the linker.
  
-   With the functions provided by gold, the plugin can be notified when
-   gold first analyzes a file and pass a symbol table back to gold. The plugin
+   With the functions provided by the linker, the plugin can be notified when
+   the linker first analyzes a file and pass a symbol table back to the linker. The plugin
     is also notified when all symbols have been read and it is time to generate
     machine code for the necessary symbols.
  
@@ -1139,7 +1139,7 @@ process_offload_section (void *data, const char *name, off_t offset, off_t len)
    return 1;
  }
  
-/* Callback used by gold to check if the plugin will claim FILE. Writes
+/* Callback used by a linker to check if the plugin will claim FILE. Writes
     the result in CLAIMED. */
  
  static enum ld_plugin_status
@@ -1374,7 +1374,7 @@ process_option (const char *option)
    verbose = verbose || debug;
  }
  
-/* Called by gold after loading the plugin. TV is the transfer vector. */
+/* Called by a linker after loading the plugin. TV is the transfer vector. */
  
  enum ld_plugin_status
  onload (struct ld_plugin_tv *tv)
-- 
2.35.1



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