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Re: [PATCH, driver] -Wl, passing empty strings to ld


On 16 April 2010 19:08, Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 09:55:24AM -0700, Jim Wilson wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-04-16 at 17:46 +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
>> > I think we should keep -Wl, as is and instead change the linker not
>> > to give so confusing error message (for empty filename add quotes
>> > around it or add them around always).
>>
>> This was my next option to try, but it doesn't directly address the
>> problem. ?How is the user supposed to realize that a mis-typed -Wl,
>> option is responsible for the empty filename? ?There is no way for the
>> user to make that connection without help. ?In an industrial
>
> The user can just rerun the command with -### and see where the ""
> appears.

Could the driver suggest that if it detects that the linker failed?

Cheers,

Manuel.


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