[U-Boot-Users] Section overlap

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed May 10 09:20:18 CEST 2006

In message <BAY105-F16366015E401A8668F788D8EAE0 at phx.gbl> you wrote:
> I'm using U-boot-1.0.0 on an ebony board (ppc),
> 1) how do i get around this ?

Use current code. U-Boot-1.0.0 is just too old.

> 2) How does these commands scheme work, are the always linked in ?

Yes, the configured commands are always linked in.

> 3) I thought you could cherry pick the ones you need. is this correct ?

Yes, you can, when configuring your board.

> 4) Also is this a right approach to handle the above problem.


> 5) Would using -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections for gcc and --gc-sections 
> for the linker possible.

It makes no sense trying to fix problems that have  been  fixed  long
ago in less prehistoric versions ov the code.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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