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Re: binutils gold linker

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 4:18 PM, Frans van Berckel <fberckel@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-08-19 at 11:47 +0200, Artyom Tarasenko wrote:
>> Yeah, gold has a dependency on bfd. But the sequence I suggested
>> definitely works:
>> mkdir binutils-build && cd binutils-build
>> ../binutils-gdb/configure && make -j8
>> mkdir gold && cd gold
>> ../../binutils-gdb/gold/configure && make check-TESTS
> ../../binutils-gdb/gold/configure --enable-plugins && make check-TESTS
> PASS: bootstrap-test
> PASS: bootstrap-test-r
> PASS: bootstrap-test-treehash-chunksize

Now the question is whether git/master gold linker is better than
2.25.1, or if the test coverage is not large enough. The latter would
explain why the breakage went unnoticed for more than 6 Months.

Can you please try to link systemd with your freshly built gold linker?


Artyom Tarasenko

SPARC and PPC PReP under qemu blog: http://tyom.blogspot.com/search/label/qemu

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