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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Aug 12 05:44:53 EDT 2009

Thomas Bächler wrote:
> 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.

The linker handles both hash-types so this is not an issue.  Note we 
already have hash-style=both as the default for our gcc.


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