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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/1] Embedded Maintainer(s), list
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 09:12:30PM +0200, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On Monday 23 June 2008 20:57, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > > > I agree. And if we do want to pay attention to pure code size, there are
> > > > other approaches -- like --gc-sections
> > >
> > > I have some patches in this area too. Were submitted to Sam
> > > but he was too busy it seems.
> >
> > They were not trivial to apply and so went down on the TODO list.
>
> I realize that they were not trivial to review, but that
> was unavoidable. They were even more not trivial to create.
>
> > We could try to push the generic and x86 specific .lds stuff via
> > the arch maintainers?
>
> IIRC I splitted the entire GC collection patch in a way
> that first patches were doing exactly this easier first part
> and I hoped that at least these first patches
> will be taken. They were big, but somewhat trivial,
> from "it's obviously safe" department.

I do not recall anything wrong with the patch-set.

>
> Had they been applied, now making --gc-sections to work
> would be easier.
Agreed. I should have asked you to push this via arch maintainers back then.

Sam


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