[arch-dev-public] Default LDFLAGS for official packages

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Aug 12 05:29:36 EDT 2009

Allan McRae schrieb:
> Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> I think we should agree on a default LDFLAGS setting for our official 
>> packages. In the pacman signoff thread, it was suggested to use 
>> -Wl,--as-needed and later also -Wl,--no-undefined (and more). Can we 
>> compose a default LDFLAGS line that we all should use?
> I will again propose:
> -Wl,--hash-style=gnu -Wl,--as-needed
> Last time I tried, --no-undefined broke quite a few packages so I don't 
> think it is ready for general use yet.

Doesn't --hash-style=gnu break compatibility with closed-source and 
legacy binaires? Shouldn't this be --hash-style=both? Not an expert 
here, just stating what I think to remember.

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