Tim Northover via llvm-commits llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Wed May 25 16:07:49 PDT 2016

On 25 May 2016 at 15:31, Rafael EspĂ­ndola <llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> It produces exactly the same instruction sequence as a got use and
> unlike a got use this is not uniqued by the linker.
> I will try bootstrapping this, but sending for review now in case
> someone remembers the reason for adding it.

I've added Asiri and Keith explicitly, since I think they were behind
the original patch (r217503) and have access to ARM bugtrackers which
may have more information.

It looks like both GNU linkers are capable of adding a GOT when
linking statically, was it a limitation in armlink or something?


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