1. 15 Oct, 2015 1 commit
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      ELF/x86_64: map object file sections separately into the low 2GB · 04e83666
      Simon Marlow authored
      On 64-bit ELF we need to link object files into the low 2GB due to the
      small memory model.  Previously we would map the entire object file
      using MAP_32BIT, but the object file can consist of 75% or more
      symbols, which only need to be present during linking, so this is
      wasteful.  In our particular application, we're already running out of
      space here.
      
      This patch changes the way we load object files on ELF platforms so
      that the object is first mapped above the 2GB boundary, parsed, and
      then the important sections are re-mapped into the low 2GB area.
      
      Test Plan:
      validate
      (also needs testing on OS X & Windows, preferably 32 & 64 bit)
      
      Reviewers: Phyx, trommler, bgamari, austin
      
      Subscribers: hsyl20, thomie, bgamari
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D975
      04e83666
  2. 12 Nov, 2014 1 commit
  3. 08 Oct, 2014 1 commit
    • Simon Marlow's avatar
      Make the linker more robust to errors · 5300099e
      Simon Marlow authored
      Summary:
      When linking fails because there was a problem with the supplied
      object file, then we should not barf() or exit, we should emit a
      suitable error message and return an error code to the caller.  We
      should also free all memory that might have been allocated during
      linking, and generally not do any damage.  This patch fixes most
      common instances of this problem.
      
      Test Plan: validate
      
      Reviewers: rwbarton, austin, ezyang
      
      Reviewed By: ezyang
      
      Subscribers: simonmar, ezyang, carter, thomie
      
      Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D294
      5300099e