[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add link time optimization support to makepkg
allan at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 1 04:24:45 UTC 2021
On 1/3/21 2:19 pm, Allan McRae wrote:
> Add the 'lto' option to enable building with link time optimization
> by adding '-flto' to both CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS. The 'lto' option can
> be specificed both in the PKGBUILD or by setting the default in
> Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
> - strip LTO symbols from distributed .a/.o files.
> e.g. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=1650804&action=diff
> - provide helper script to adjust old autoconf files for LTO support(?)
> e.g. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=1650843&action=diff
> Not sure this should be part of makepkg or distribution tools.
In Arch, this script could be distributed as a makepkg template. As
makepkg-template places a copy of the templated code in the PKGBUILD,
users would not need devtools installed to use the PKGBUILD.
I'm thinking this is the best approach. Opinions?
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