Subject: Re: crunchgen changes to use symbol renaming instead of symbol hiding
To: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
From: James Chacon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/22/2003 00:11:51
Looks good to me. We've needed this for a while since the crunchgen changes
were done to use objcopy.
>I'd like to commit the following patches that change crunchgen
>to use symbol renaming instead of symbol hiding. Symbol hiding
>doesn't work on MIPS due to problems with changing the visibily
>of certain types of relocations and it doesn't appear that it'll
>be fixed anytime soon.
>Currently objcopy doesn't support reading lists of symbols
>to rename from a file (they way the list of symbols to hide
>is currently done) - to do this, I've included a patch from
>Chris Demetriou that he posted to the binutils mailling list in
>I could have made this change for MIPS only, but didn't think
>it was worth the effort/time/etc to differentiate. This has
>been tested on MIPS, i386, powerpc, sparc and sparc64.
>Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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