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Re: [PATCH 2/2] gold: enable new dtags by default
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:02:31PM -0800, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
> > patch 1/2 doesn't change any defaults ... just adds a new flag
> Understood. I only want to add that flag to gold if it is added to
> GNU ld. That is, I am deferring the decision about the flag to the
> other binutils maintainers.
On further thinking about this, I'd be happy with changing the
existing flag, --enable-new-dtags, to have the behaviour proposed for
--enable-new-dtags-only. As Mike said, the "new" dtags have been
around for a mighty long time, and emitting both old and new tags was
really only for backward compatibility. Is anyone running a system
with a 14 year old glibc? If there is, do they also want the latest
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