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Bug 367669 - rox-base/rox-clib fails because of underlinking
Summary: rox-base/rox-clib fails because of underlinking
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Keywords: NeedPatch, PMASKED
Depends on: 533642
Blocks: underlinking
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Reported: 2011-05-17 09:27 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2015-03-15 14:07 UTC (History)
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Build log (rox-clib-2.1.10:20110517-044024.log,163.71 KB, text/plain)
2011-05-17 09:27 UTC, Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)

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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-05-17 09:27:43 UTC
Created attachment 273609 [details]
Build log

Hello there!

You're getting this bug because the package in Summary failed to build in my tinderbox using the gold link editor from binutils. Before closing the bug as INVALID let me explain why this is still important!

The gold link editor does not support underlinking of shared objects, which is something I have described in my blog post:

Even the basic link editor (ld.bfd) has an option to support this but it is a heck to enable and get passed, so linking with gold is simply quicker.

Fixing underlinking provides optimized --as-needed builds (because the "softer" version no longer need to recover libraries that are underlinked), so it is a Good Thing To Do.

Thank you very much for the attention!
Comment 1 Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-03-15 14:07:08 UTC
Package has been removed.