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Re: [Gcl-devel] Mach-O BFD back-end

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Mach-O BFD back-end
Date: 30 Oct 2003 22:15:22 -0500
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Where do you get documentation for this stuff?

Take care,

Aurelien Chanudet <address@hidden> writes:

> > I'm just wondering now if macosx happens to use a gp pointer in its
> > relocation logic.  An example implementation of
> > bfd_get_relocated_section_contents on such a machine would likely
> open
> > up in one step all the remaining others.  My guess though is that
> > macosx is closer to ppc linux instead.
> To keep a long story short: no, it does not. I guess you're referring
> to the gp register that points to the GOT (Global Offset Table) in
> ELF.
> The primary difference between Mach-O and ELF is that Mach-O code
> references
> data using a direct offset, while ELF indirects all data access
> through
> the global offset table.
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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