[arch-dev-public] Default LDFLAGS for official packages
Jan de Groot
jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Aug 12 05:59:50 EDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-08-12 at 11:29 +0200, 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.
It makes our binaries incompatible to old linkers, not the other way
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