[Bug 1725] Output section alignment fix

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Thu Dec 9 13:32:09 UTC 2010


--- Comment #5 from Ralf Corsepius <ralf.corsepius at rtems.org> 2010-12-09 07:32:09 CST ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > Talk to upstream binutils and have them integrate it into binutils-2.21-branch.
> I already sent Alan Modra an email, but since this is probably not a regression
> fix or documentation improvement I think that it is unlikely that this will be
> back ported to the 2.21 branch.
OK, then please explain why I should add it.

binutils-2.21 was just released today and nobody so far (but you) has
complained about this patch not having made it.

> > Also, next time on such occasions, add proper changelogs
> Sorry, the change log is in the patch.

Apologies, I missed the changelog inside of the patch.

>  How do you want this next time?
All patches need changelog entries, esp. those to GCC, binutils and gdb,
because these are the only possibility to "legitimate" them.

If I had known this patch was from binutils-cvs-HEAD, I would have reacted

> > and clearly state that
> > you cut a patch from upstream and don't pretend you wrote it.
> I am sorry that you have this impression.
Sorry again, I missed the changelog entry in the patch, and had the impression
this patch was one of these "eat or die" submissions.

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