On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 01:14:09AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote: > On 14.11.2010 13:19, Julien Cristau wrote: >> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 15:43:57 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote: >> >>> For wheezy I'm planning to change the linking behaviour for DSOs >>> (turning on --as-needed and --no-copy-dt-needed-entries. The >>> rationale is summarized in >>> http://wiki.debian.org/ToolChain/DSOLinking. I would like to know >>> about issues with these changes on some of the Debian ports, and if >>> we need to disable one of these changes on some port. >>> >> --no-add-needed sounds like it'll cause a *lot* of build failures for no >> particular gain. I don't think it's a good idea. > > I think it is. Besides fixing potential bugs, else you'll never be able > to use gold as the linker. See the already filed bug reports. This change is one I can agree with on technical grounds, though it will cause a great deal of pain in the short term. Have we got any estimates on exactly how much breakage will result before the change gets made? Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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