Subject: Re: link_set_... sections and objcopy
To: None <>
From: Hal Murray <>
List: port-arm
Date: 04/28/2004 08:34:09
> How long is that going to take?  Can you guarantee to have a solution
> before 2.0 ships?  As it stands there is about a 1 in 10 chance of any
> particular kernel being unable to boot (the added sections come to
> about 490 bytes -- if that pushes the .text section into the next 4k
> page your binary won't boot).  That means that there's about a 1 in 5
> chance that somebody trying to use INSTALL will either be unable to,
> or will end up with a non-bootable system afterwards. 

Would it be worthwhile to add a hack/trap to check for that happening so we 
know at build time that it won't work?

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