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forcing the linker to be a particular one (i.e. gold vs bfd)
- From: Christophe Lyon <christophe dot lyon at st dot com>
- To: "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:43:42 +0100
- Subject: forcing the linker to be a particular one (i.e. gold vs bfd)
In a one year old thread, there was a discussion about a patch adding -fuse-ld=gold and -fuse-ld=bfd options to GCC.
It seems the GCC part of the patch was never actually committed, as there were some problems with LTO:
Unfortunately there was no detail about what these problems were.
Could someone elaborate?
Are there plans to actually bring such a feature?