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Date: Mon, 25 May 2015 17:57:34 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Huge inefficiency on powerpc due to duplicated GOT

The same issue that led to having to reprocess non-GOT/PLT-type
relocations in ldso/libc seems to be making more trouble for us. contains nearly 2 whole pages of GOT, due to each
translation unit getting its own GOT in the .got2 section (and using
non-GOT reloc types) and having them all concatenated with no merging.
Anyone know what's up with this? Is it a toolchain bug, perhaps
resulting from secure-plt mode not being widely tested? Is there any


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