section-gc and gcj
Fri Jan 4 20:11:00 GMT 2002
Anthony Green <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, 2002-01-03 at 22:08, Adam Megacz wrote:
> > - Do -ffunction-sections and -fdata-sections work with gcj?
> I tried this a few weeks ago on x86 Linux and it worked fine.
> > - If the above works, and I manually strip the symbols of functions I
> > know I won't use, and I enable section-gc in the linker, will the
> > linker properly drop such functions?
> I believe so.
> > - (kinda OT) does anybody know if the latest mingw ld offers
> > section-gc?
> Section GC has been part of GNU ld for some time now (on the order of
> years now). Does mingw ld == GNU ld?
Yes, although I keep hearing that it's missing bunches of
features. Absence of weak symbols (due to the limitations of the PE
format) was mentioned on this list a while back.
> I don't know if section GC works for non-ELF targets (which I assume
> mingw is).
Hrm, I shall investigate.
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