[llvm-dev] weak definitions in LTO
Zhao, Weiming via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Dec 14 09:26:30 PST 2015
That should fix the problem.
On 12/11/2015 3:11 PM, Rafael Espíndola wrote:
> On 8 December 2015 at 18:04, Zhao, Weiming via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> I have a question regarding the behavior of weak symbol resolution in LTO:
>> Suppose there are weak definitions in both the source code and some native
>> In non-LTO path, we will use the version from source code.
>> In LTO path, LLVM may discard the definition as it has "linkeonce" linkage
>> type. So the native version will be selected by linker.
>> Now, non-LTO and LTO build may have different behavior.
>> The question is do we need to make non-LTO and LTO have the same behavior?
>> If so, the LTO part needs to create pseudo uses (or some other mechanism) to
>> keep the symbol from deletion.
> On the gold plugin this was pr19901.
> It was fixed by having the plugin convert linkonce to weak when the
> resolution is PREVAILING_DEF (i.e. there is an use from a native
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