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Re: [PATCH 2/2] gold: enable new dtags by default

On Wednesday 16 January 2013 22:42:17 Alan Modra wrote:
> 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 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
> binutils?

i'm happy with that course.  the new -only flag was merely to keep from rocking 
the boat.

how do you feel about also enabling --enable-new-dtags by default in ld.bfd ?

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