[LLVMdev] [lld][ELF] obj2yaml vs normalized input files (similar to macho)

Michael Spencer bigcheesegs at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 14:28:06 PDT 2014

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 5:25 AM, Shankar Easwaran
<shankare at codeaurora.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> After looking at the Normalized Readers in mach-o, I feel it would be nice
> if the Gnu flavor to adopt this design what mach-o did in addition to using
> obj2yaml.
> Its so much easier to test in the context of lld with normalized readers,
> IMO.
> Opinions ?
> Thanks
> Shankar Easwaran
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There's a non-trivial private memory overhead with this approach. I
also don't see how it would make testing lld any easier. I would
rather we embed yaml2obj/obj2yaml into lld.

- Michael Spencer

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