Fix some dlx fails

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  • Fix some dlx fails
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Alan Modra March 20, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Generic linker ELF targets using CREATE_OBJECT_SYMBOLS in their
scripts run into a problem.  The file symbols are created by
_bfd_generic_link_output_symbols in each object file, in the section
corresponding to the CREATE_OBJECT_SYMBOLS section, typically .text.
If it so happens that the output .text section is stripped due to
being empty, then elf.c:assign_section_numbers won't assign an ELF
section number and swap_out_syms will report "unable to find
equivalent output section" for the object symbols.  Fix this by
always keeping an output section with CREATE_OBJECT_SYMBOLS.

	* ldlang.c (lang_size_sections_1): Set SEC_KEEP on
	* testsuite/ld-elf/pr22319.d: Don't xfail dlx.

Alan Modra
Australia Development Lab, IBM


diff --git a/ld/ldlang.c b/ld/ldlang.c
index 33f6bda292..77d890eb70 100644
--- a/ld/ldlang.c
+++ b/ld/ldlang.c
@@ -5619,8 +5619,9 @@  lang_size_sections_1
 	case lang_object_symbols_statement_enum:
-	  link_info.create_object_symbols_section =
-	    output_section_statement->bfd_section;
+	  link_info.create_object_symbols_section
+	    = output_section_statement->bfd_section;
+	  output_section_statement->bfd_section->flags |= SEC_KEEP;
 	case lang_output_statement_enum:
diff --git a/ld/testsuite/ld-elf/pr22319.d b/ld/testsuite/ld-elf/pr22319.d
index 8ad2f3e90d..f5413f09fd 100644
--- a/ld/testsuite/ld-elf/pr22319.d
+++ b/ld/testsuite/ld-elf/pr22319.d
@@ -1,8 +1,6 @@ 
 #name: PR 22319 - required undefined symbols in output
 #ld: -u undefined_symbol -e 0
 #nm: -u
-#xfail: dlx-*-* 
-# The DLX target fails because it needs a special linker script to handle file symbols.
 [ 	]+U+[ 	]+undefined_symbol