SPARC assembly won't compile, problems with NT headers

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Dec 22 02:52:33 CST 2005

Troy Rollo <wine at> writes:

> 2. "can't resolve `_end' {*UND* section} - `.L__wine_spec_rva_base' {.data 
> section}"
> This problem is more sinister. It arises from the same limitation as the first 
> problem, but is not susceptible to being worked around. The offending code is 
> the code that attempts to generate the NT header of the executable - 
> specifically the SizeOfImage element. I can't see any way at this point to 
> provide for this calculation to be done until after the linker output is 
> generated. I suspect the solution to this problem is to just output a zero in 
> this location and have winegcc modify the executable image to insert the 
> correct values after the linker has created it.

You can probably fix it by defining an _end symbol, like we do for
MacOS. You certainly don't want to try modifying the binary after it
has been built.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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