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On Mon, 26 Jul 2010 13:44:36 -0700
"Paweł Hajdan, Jr." <email@example.com> wrote:
> This might be a bit unclear to less savvy users. How about just make
> sure your LDFLAGS in /etc/make.conf contains "-Wl,--as-needed" or is unset?
> Instead of saying "overriding", I'd say something more similar to
> "disabling --as-needed" and add that it is not recommended.
It should be unset; as you say, users should not be screwing with system-wide LDFLAGs, as we don't support anything but the defaults.
I put an LDFLAGs FAQ in the optimization guide a long time ago:
<title>What about LDFLAGS?</title>
The Gentoo developers have already set basic, safe LDFLAGS in the base profiles,
so you don't need to change them.