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Re: Is this supposed to work, or am I loopy?

On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 10:33:27AM -0800, Nick Clifton wrote:
> Ah, I see.  I guess it is a trivial thing to fix.  I am not sure if it
> is really important though.  Support for the pass through of -R does
> not appear to be documented and there is an official way of passing
> switches to the linker that does work.  Not my call really.  The patch
> below might make the i386 Linux target consistent with the Sparc
> Solaris target, although there are still plenty of other targets that
> do not support this abbreviation.

That, plus -R<something_that_isn't_a_directory> has an entirely different
meaning under Linux... which I suppose should still be passed through.  :-)

Messing about in the config/<arch> directories always gave me the shivers,
so even if this patch doesn't go in, I'll keep it around for reference
and maybe for local users.  Thanks.


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