Re: [PATCH 1/4] x86/boot: Add .text.startup to setup.ld

From: Brian Gerst
Date: Sun May 24 2020 - 18:48:43 EST

On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 5:32 PM Arvind Sankar <nivedita@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> gcc puts the main function into .text.startup when compiled with -Os (or
> -O2). This results in arch/x86/boot/main.c having a .text.startup
> section which is currently not included explicitly in the linker script
> setup.ld in the same directory.

If the compiler is making assumptions based on the function name
"main" wouldn't it be simpler just to rename the function?

Brian Gerst