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Re: [build, doc, libjava, testsuite] Fully support TLS on Solaris 8 and 9

On 07/16/2010 09:45 AM, Rainer Orth wrote:
> Andrew Haley <> writes:
>> On 07/15/2010 07:08 PM, Rainer Orth wrote:
>>> * Unfortunately, this doesn't work for libjava: libtool links with
>>>   -nostdlib for C++ support (for whatever reason; it seems completely
>>>   nonsensical to try and second-guess the compiler driver here), so
>>>   LIB_SPEC, where -pthread is interpreted, isn't used ;-(  libtool gets
>>>   even further in my way: I cannot pass -R/usr/lib/lwp through it, nor
>>>   does -rpath /usr/lib/lwp work, so I'm forced to use -Wl,-R
>>>   -Wl,/usr/lib/lwp instead.  That mess seems to be more of a hindrance
>>>   most of the time ;-(
>> libjava doesn't depend on libstdc++.  And yes, libtool is more of a
>> hindrance most of the time.
> Right, but the native code is C++, which triggers libtool's use of
> -nostdlib ;-(  No idea why they think this is useful/necessary.
> Anyway, what about the libjava bits?  Ok for mainline (and 4.5 if I
> decide to backport)?

Sure: as you say, this is all part of a Solaris maintainer's job.  And
what I know about Solaris can be written on the back of a postage stamp.


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