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Re: Avoid 64-bit Solaris/SPARC -gstabs link failures (PR ld/12152)
From: Eric Botcazou <email@example.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2012 00:00:07 +0100
>> I see no value in blindly allowing relocations to overflow when we
>> know that when it occurs something is very wrong. Failing and
>> emitting an error is the right thing for 'ld' to do.
> The consensus for years has been to silently accept this, so turning
> the tables in 2012 doesn't make much sense I think. It's just debug
> info after all.
Fair enough but I think this is a quality of implementation issue and
that all overflows like this are hard errors because it's losing
Anyways, Rainer can check in his change if he wants, I still disagree
but I won't stand in the way.