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From: "Paweł Hajdan, Jr." <phajdan.jr@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: News item announcing as-needed (glep 42 stuff)
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:55:07 -0700
On 7/27/10 1:36 AM, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> Dne 27.7.2010 05:38, Ryan Hill napsal(a):
>> Yep.  Can I suggest:
> 
>> -Wl,--as-needed has been added to the default profile's LDFLAGS.
> 
>> This option optimizes the linking process, only linking binaries to
>> libraries that are trully needed. This way, fewer libraries are loaded
>> at runtime and fewer packages need to be rebuilt after library updates.
> 
>> To take advantage of the new default you can either rebuild world now or just
>> allow the system to migrate incrementally as it updates.
> 
>> Please note that setting LDFLAGS="<your flags>" in your make.conf will
>> override the profile defaults. If you want to add additional LDFLAGS it is
>> recommended to use LDFLAGS="${LDFLAGS} <your flags>" instead to avoid this.
> 
>> For more information on --as-needed, read [1].
> 
>> [1] http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/qa/asneeded.xml
> 
> 
> I like this. Consider this as the update :]
> With one simple replace s/trully/truly/ :P

I also like Ryan's version. I think it is clear and accurate.

Paweł

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