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Re: [Patch][GCC] Document and fix -r (partial linking)

Hi Allan,

> The option has existed and been working for years,
> make sure it implies the right extra options, and list
> it in the documentation.

this is way incomplete: you are only fixing the default versions of the
various specs in gcc.c, while there are many others that also need
fixing in gcc/config.  Without this, the new documentation is completely

> 2018-08-01 Allan Sandfeld Jensen <>
> gcc/doc
>     * invoke.texi: Document -r

Lacks which section you are changing.  Besides, this needs to end in a
full stop.

> gcc/
>     * gcc.c: Correct default specs for -r

You need to include which macros you changed in what way.  Best read the
GNU coding standards for the full details.

Don't misunderstand me: I'd very much like to have gcc -r work as it
should, just misleading users into thinking it always does when with
your current patch only few targets work right is ultimtely a


Rainer Orth, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University

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