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On 06/28/2010 10:35 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 06:39:44 +0530
> Nirbheek Chauhan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> There's a tracker bug for this, and the problems still remaining are:
> You've forgotten "make --as-needed not break correct code by making the
> linker ignore explicit instructions from a program author to link two
> things together". Until you do that, --as-needed is in the same
> category as -ffast-math.
And we can't be held hostage by few packages (marginal cases), that's
why we have function called $(no-as-needed) in flag-o-matic.eclass to
disable the behavior for these packages.
I.e. your point is moot.