Subject: Re: odd ld behaviour..
To: Jason Downs <downsj@CSOS.ORST.EDU>
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/1994 14:13:30
> at line 2333 of ld.c, it attempts to align the value of 'size'. this
> usually returns sizeof(int), but on occasion it returns 0.

This is odd. I would think that the expession would yield 0 iff.
-4 < size <= 0. size==0 cannot happen while negative values is very
much an indication of a corrupt object file or library.

The code in question must be fixed though, to be more robust.