[LLVMdev] Win32 COFF Support patch 5 (the final patch in the saga!)

Michael Spencer bigcheesegs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 19:54:01 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Daniel Dunbar <daniel at zuster.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Michael Spencer <bigcheesegs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I tried setting these to false, but the resulting executable (made
>> with link.exe) crashed. I looked at the differences in the object
>> file, but couldn't figure out what was causing it. I'm guessing
>> there's a bug in the path when these are false.
>> Now that I know what these flags do, I'll try and figure out exactly
>> what the problem is.
> If I had to guess, this is probably because the assembler isn't
> relaxing something that should be. Scattered symbols will hide this,
> because they will force most things to be relaxed, but I think we
> probably need a new bit to model the actual semantics in play. I've
> paged this stuff out, but I think the semantics the current
> implementation isn't modeling is the possible relocation of static
> symbols.
> If you try your example without the scattered symbols bit, but with
> -mc-relax-all, does the resulting binary work?
>  - Daniel

Can't do that with llc, but I'll just go change the code to force that
option in MC for this test.

Should the mc options be added to llc?

- Michael Spencer

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