59192Re: [PATCH] link.sh: do not reduce library if linker supports --as-needed
- Oct 1, 2010Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 09:29:57AM -0400, James Vega wrote:I don't know this link option, where it's supported or how well it
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 8:30 AM, Kirill A. Shutemov
> > <kirill@...> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 07:28:04AM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> > >> On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 12:20:56PM +0300, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> > >> > On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 03:44:12PM +0300, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> > >> > > link.sh tries to avoid overlinking in a hackish way.
> > >> > > At least GNU ld supports --as-needed which provides the same functionality
> > >> > > at linker level. Let's use it.
> > >> >
> > >> > Any comments?
> > >>
> > >> Simply as a data point, I've been building Debian's Vim packages with
> > >> -Wl,--as-needed for ~2.5 years now so I'd be interested in having this
> > >> functionality done automatically when the proper tools are present.
> > >
> > > Seems, nobody cares. Sad.
> > Just be patient. :) Bram appears to have been busy since the 7.3
> > release. When he gets back to Vim stuff, you'll likely get a response
> > then.
> Bram, any feedback?
works. If we want to use it we would need a configure check and somehow
have the result used for link.sh. I haven't seen a patch for that.
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