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Re: Question on ld and --exclude-libs
Jeffrey Walton <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> From ld/ChangeLog-0203, it appears --exclude-libs first appeared
> (Smith's 05/2002 comments).
> In ld/ChangeLog-2004, it appears --exclude-libs was tuned (and the PE
> target was removed) (Jacobowitz's 10/2004 comments).
> Conservatively, I believe that makes --exclude-libs available in Binutils 2.12.
The binutils 2.12 release was branched in February 2002.
The May 2002 patch added --exclude-libs only for PE targets. The
October 2004 patch added --exclude-libs for ELF targets. The October
2004 patch first appeared in the binutils 2.16 release.
> Question: FreeBSD's ld is 2.15, so it should contain --exclude-libs.
> Can anyone pinpoint where I went wrong?
That's where you went wrong. You need at least 2.16 for ELF support for