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Re: [ARM] fix handling of "merge strings" sections
> The problem I have is that I have to link using GNU ld, using libraries
> compiled with RVCT-2.2 (no way to upgrade the compiler), so the only
> possible workaround I see is modifying GNU ld to handle this corner case.
> I propose to restrain further the condition to the ".conststring"
> section (which I believe is not used by GCC) to be safer.
This is still going to break valid code. At minimum it needs to be controlled
by a commandline option. I'm strongly opposed to breaking valid code just to
workaround bugs in old, broken, proprietary toolchains.