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Re: How to handle linker options beginning with -f?
>>>>> "Stan" == Stan Shebs <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Stan> I agree, GNU should always take precedence. But one of
Stan> RMS's original clever decisions was to support non-GNU
Stan> systems, because that allows GNU tools to insinuate
Stan> themselves into environments that would have been much
Stan> harder to crack otherwise.
I don't think we can afford to give up backward compatibility at this
point -- which is why I was suggesting that *if* we really support
funky linker options (do we? I can't find any yet?) that we should
continue to do so. By using the MD_REWRITE_COMMAND_LINE thingy we
could support that usage, clean up the driver, and also give ourselves
a place to issue warnings if we wanted to. Seems good all 'round --
unless we don't need it because there are no such options.
Mark Mitchell email@example.com
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