[arch-dev-public] [signoff] lib{ldtl,tool}-2.4.2-1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 18 09:34:48 EDT 2011

Upstream update.

Signoff both,

This release contains bugfixes accumulated over the last 13 months since
the release of 2.4 in September 2010.

New in 2.4.2 2011-10-17:

* New features:

   - The --with-pic configure option now supports a list of comma-separated
     package names.  This can be used to build some static libraries 
with PIC
     objects while building others with non-PIC objects.

   - Initial support for Go, using the gccgo compiler.

   - On Mac OS X .dylib is now tried as well as .so with

* Bug fixes:

   - The generic approximation of the command line length limit (when 
getconf is
     not available) works again.  Regression introduced in 
   - The bug that leaked developer tool paths into the release tarballs
     from ./bootstrap is fixed.
   - Improved support for the Cuda Compiler Driver (nvcc) on Darwin.
   - For GCC LTO support, the -fuse-linker-plugin switch is now also removed
     when computing compiler postdeps.

* Important incompatible changes:

   - The undocumented hardcode_libdir_flag_spec_ld tag variable has been
     removed in favor of using hardcode_libdir_flag_spec with $wl set to 

* Changes in supported systems or compilers:

   - Fixes for gfortran on Darwin, XL Fortran on GNU/Linux.
   - Support for FreeBSD 1.x (outdated since 1994) has been removed.

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