[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gcc-4.5 toolchain rebuild

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Apr 16 15:56:49 CEST 2010

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 16/04/10 23:21, Dan McGee wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 7:32 AM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>  wrote:
>>> gcc-4.5.0-1:
>>>  upstream update
>>>  add new deps (libmpc, libelf)
>>>  enable link time optimization
>>>  tidy up configure
>>>  add c89 and c99 launcher scripts (POSIX compatibility)
>> Will we at some point want to add the -lto flag (or whatever it is) to
>> both CFLAGS and LDFLAGS in our defaults?
> It is -flto  (and if you are really keen, add -fwhopr  with -fwhole-program
> - experimental).
> I would not advocate adding it by default.  Linking is a lot slower
> (obviously) and it seems to use more memory...  sometimes a lot more.
OK sounds good.

> I'd
> let the ricers play with this flag for a while before considering it as the
> default.
But they get to have all the fun! :P


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