The Extension to ELF

Fumiaki Isoya isoyaf@gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 15:42:00 GMT 2012


 > It may interest you to know that, for an older Cygnus project (mep),
 > we implemented a facility called computed/complex relocations, as an
 > ELF extension.  This is a way of encoding general symbol/arithmetic
 > expressions to be evaluated at link time and substituted into the
 > binary output.  (It may be similar to the vms-alpha ETIR facility.)

Did you write some compiler language to evaluate that feature?
How is the idea of adopting it as the standard format of GNU Hurd?

- Isoyaf



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