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Re: ld -plugin option

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 4:33 PM, Yuanfang Chen <> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 7:17 PM, Andrew Pinski <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Yuanfang Chen <> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Maybe this is a silly question, however, it annoys me today for too
>>> long.  I'm using ld 2.24, which shows that it supports '-plugin'
>>> option by 'ld --help |grep plugin', however 'ld -plugin' returns
>>> "unrecognized option '-plugin'".  I really don't know where the
>>> problem is.  Another question is that  is the plugin interface
>>> supported by ld and the same?
>> Yes the interfaces is the same.  The issue you are having is -plugin
>> takes an argument and you are not supplying an option to the -plugin
>> option.
>> Thanks,
>> Andrew Pinski
> Well, that's really confusing, I was expecting something like 'missing
> arguments' like the does.  :-)
> I'am asking this because when I'm doing this:  (all are non binary object)
> -plugin=/path/to/plugin  a.o b.o c.o
> everything goes fine.
> but
> ld -plugin=/path/to/plugin  a.o b.o c.o
> complains  b.o: file not recognized: File format not recognized

How did you configure binutils?  Did you use --enable-plugins?


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