debug/elf: support relocations relative to sections with non-zero addresses

commit 72ec930fa70c20ce69b21bf32a7916c04c2e9c2f added basic support for
relocations, but assumed that the symbol value would be 0, likely because
.debug_info always has address == 0 in the ELF section headers.

CL 195679 added further support for relocations, but explicitly encoded
the original assumption that section addresses would be 0.

This change removes that assumption: all relocations will now be
properly computed based on the target symbol value even when that symbol
is a section with a non-zero address.

Typically, sections that are part of a LOAD program segment have
non-zero addresses. For example, .debug_ranges relocations could be
relative to .text, which usually has an address > 0.

Fixes #40879

Change-Id: Ib0a616bb8b05d6c96d179b03ca33a10946fc5d59
GitHub-Last-Rev: 4200de732641995f3a4958a13a5c78f65b7eae50
GitHub-Pull-Request: golang/go#41038
Run-TryBot: Ian Lance Taylor <>
TryBot-Result: Gobot Gobot <>
Reviewed-by: Ian Lance Taylor <>
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