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From: Alex Alexander <wired@g.o>
Subject: Re: Adding --as-needed to LDFLAGS in profiles/default/linux/make.defaults
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 15:11:08 +0300
On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 06:39:44AM +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
> ...
>
> 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.
> 
> Let's try to make Gentoo less frustrating for our users.

I'll help ;)

Testing from the bottom up to avoid overlapping with hwoarang.

> 1. http://dev.gentoo.org/~nirbheek/files/as-needed-failures.list
> -- 
> ~Nirbheek Chauhan
> 
> Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

-- 
Alex Alexander :: wired
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