[PATCH] D36468: [ELF] - Allow discard COMMON from linkerscript.

George Rimar via Phabricator via llvm-commits llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Tue Aug 8 08:52:18 PDT 2017

grimar added a comment.

In https://reviews.llvm.org/D36468#835412, @davide wrote:

> What's the use case for discarding common symbols?

I do not know about real use case, I worked on a https://reviews.llvm.org/D36466 and tried to discard COMMON during work on that
patch to see what -Map will contain, but LLD crashed here :) 
We can probably restrict discarding COMMON instead, though it will be 1 line fix too.

> Also, when you say "ignores such scripts" you mean that `gold` accepts this syntax and doesn't discard the common?



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