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Re: Running GCC as root
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > If we are in fact trying to cater to people who run the full compiler
> > as root, then I suppose there's some auditing to be done to make sure
> > GCC itself doesn't unlink /dev/null ever, or similar things...
> I'm pretty sure that one's already _been_ done. And in binutils too.
> I'm just going from memory though.
Only in GCC. For gas you need the -Z option, which is not exactly the
same and is going to break Makefiles if used (and you get funny
dependencies if you hit an internal error). For ld apparently there is no
option to keep output at all.