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Re: gold linker 2.22 regressed for DragonFly

John Marino <> writes:

> On 12/2/2011 3:27 PM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>> John Marino <> writes:
>>> I need to stress that gold built with ld does not have this problem.
>>> It's only gold built with gold that segfaults.  Does that affect your
>>> answer?
>> Try using the gold option --no-ctors-in-init-array.
>> Ian
> I'm sorry that I had to put this away for a while, but I've picked it
> back up today.
> Gold build with ld will function without segfaults and produces executables.
> Gold build with gold segfaults.  It ignores all command-line options.
> I modified the makefile to set optimization level to 0.  That let me see
> the values of variables in gdb.  Using gdb on ld-new (gold built with
> ld), "print options" on gdb shows a properly defined option set of
> General_options class.  Doing the same for ld1 (gold built by gold)
> shows every single option with null pointers.  Not even strings like
> "Report usage information" and "Report version information" are included.
> So the problem lies in options.h within the General_options class.  I
> have no idea what ld-new is doing wrong such that ld1 can't built its
> option set.  These definitions are built with macros though.

Did you try using the --no-ctors-in-init-array option?


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