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From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
Subject: Re: Adding --as-needed to LDFLAGS in profiles/default/linux/make.defaults
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 09:23:10 +0200
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

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