[PATCH v3] covoar: Handle periods in symbols from objdump

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Mar 16 18:28:58 UTC 2021

On 17/3/21 2:05 am, Alex White wrote:
> I’m not sure if I have seen an example of method split into more than one piece.
> It has been a while since I made this fix.
> A specific test executable that shows the suffixes is
> testsuites/libtests/block08.exe, but most (if not all) of them should have
> symbols like this from what I can tell.
> I found a good explanation of this directly in the GCC source here:
> https://gcc.gnu.org/git/?p=gcc.git;a=blob;f=gcc/ipa-split.c;h=5e918ee3fbf6a86bd7fbfab6293f90c146b74977;hb=HEAD
> <https://gcc.gnu.org/git/?p=gcc.git;a=blob;f=gcc/ipa-split.c;h=5e918ee3fbf6a86bd7fbfab6293f90c146b74977;hb=HEAD>

Thanks Alex, this is a good explanation of what is going on.

I have lost of the context of why covoar would like to strip the suffixes and
use only the base symbol name. Could you please explain why this is being done?


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