[PATCH 2/5] kbuild: allow archs to select build for link dead code/data elimination

Andreas Schwab schwab at linux-m68k.org
Sun Aug 7 21:35:04 AEST 2016

On So, Aug 07 2016, Alan Modra <amodra at gmail.com> wrote:

> At the risk of being told you (kernel people) have already considerd
> this I thought I should mention that the above isn't ideal.  (Nor is
> gcc's choice of .text.hot for hot sections, which clashes with
> --function-sections for a function called "hot" but that's another
> story.)

Or --function-sections should use a unique prefix, like


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