Strip on mips

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at
Thu Oct 18 20:22:35 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:50:30AM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 11:24:33AM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > > Why do you think that stripping SHT_ARM_ATTRIBUTES sections is wrong?
> > > They are only used for linking and for debugging.
> > 
> > Yes, because they are used for linking, and there seems to be no such
> > thing as linkinfo yet (like debuginfo but for linking).
> strip also removes the symbol table, so linking is impossible.  Give an
> example of something that you were doing before that worked and now is
> broken.

I've rechecked, linking seems to work as before, and absence of
SHT_ARM_ATTRIBUTES doesn't seem to affect it.  All the rest is
not important, so there is no regression.  Sorry for the noise.

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