[RFC/PATCH] ldso: drop -Wl,-e,_start linking option

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Sun Mar 25 07:58:44 UTC 2012


On Sunday 25 March 2012 03:23:38 Khem Raj wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 11:58 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo.org> wrote:
> > The _start symbol is the default entry point for ELFs, so there should be
> > no need to manually specify this.  The background motivation is that this
> > causes issues for ports that have a symbol prefix (like Blackfin) and so
> > they don't have a "_start" symbol -- it's named "__start".
> 
> on MIPS its also __start unlike others where it is _start

ok, i'll ponder exposing __USER_LABEL_PREFIX__ to the build system somehow 
then so it automatically selects the right "_start"
-mike
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