[PATCH] D16924: [ELF] - Linker script expressions, ASSERT() command.

George Rimar via llvm-commits llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Fri Feb 5 11:27:27 PST 2016

grimar added a comment.

In http://reviews.llvm.org/D16924#345148, @davide wrote:

> 100% agree. I'd also like to point out that even very complex linker scripts (as the one used by kernels) don't rely on this feature. I'm strongly opposed to see this in until some real consumer shows up. I'm in general opposed to having any linker script directive parsed properly until there's a real use case. 
>  I can't stress enough that I'm disturbed by how badly linker script language "specification" evolved over time.

Real use case for expressions is everywhere in linkerscript. ASSERT was implemented just for validation of results.


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