[Dwarf-discuss] Location lists and linker relaxation

Chris Quenelle Chris.Quenelle at Sun.COM
Fri Jul 13 19:17:35 PDT 2007


Michael Eager wrote:
> Anyone know of a linker that implements address
> relaxation which fixes up location list entries?
> 
> LocList entries are offsets from the start of the
> compilation unit.  This avoids the linker having to
> relocate the data.  It also means that the linker
> doesn't see that the values need to be changed
> when the offsets change.
> 

The Sun linker defanately doesn't know anything about dwarf.

--chris




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