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Subject: RE: ordinal linking for cygwin ld
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Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 10:25:40 +1000
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Ralf Habacker" <Ralf DOT Habacker AT freenet DOT de>,
"Charles Wilson" <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralf Habacker [mailto:Ralf DOT Habacker AT freenet DOT de] 
> Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2002 10:23 AM
> To: Robert Collins; Charles Wilson
> Cc: Kde-Cygwin; Binutils; Cygwin-Apps
> Subject: RE: ordinal linking for cygwin ld
> 
> 
> > The PE spec (as I read it) indicates that as long as a name is 
> > included (ie it's not link-only-by-ordinal) then ordinals 
> can change 
> > and nothing will break.
> > 
> > It's only when the only link information is the ordinal 
> that problems 
> > will appear.
> 
> Or ld has a switch to explicit use ordinals (see other mails from me)

I don't see what such a switch gains. The hint ordinal should provide
the same performance as an ordinal-only-link.
Rob

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