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From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
To: Gentoo Development <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: Adding --as-needed to LDFLAGS in profiles/default/linux/make.defaults
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 07:23:08
Message-Id: 20100628092310.16965b0c@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Adding --as-needed to LDFLAGS in profiles/default/linux/make.defaults by Nirbheek Chauhan
Hi,

Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>:
> What needs to be done now is for someone with lots of CPU power to > grab the list of packages[1], and build them one-by-one (all > versions), adding to a new list all the ebuilds that fail. How to > test: > > LDFLAGS="-Wl,--as-needed" emerge -v1 $atom > > Once we have the list that fails with normal as-needed, we can fix > them, get the fix upstreamed (if possible), and switch the flag on. > This action should probably be accompanied by a news item informing > users about the change, and encouraging them to report the (rare) bug > which might hit them.
And the stable tree should be safe, too. In general I like the idea. V-Li -- Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project <URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode <URL:http://www.faulhammer.org/>

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