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Re: [wwwdocs] IPA and LTO updates
>> I assume with --dry-run the gcc linker step is not invoked in the
>> first place. So this situation should never happen.
> That is not right. It's exactly the point I was trying to make in
> <http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-patches/2010-10/msg00217.html> and referenced
> If you add '+' to the recipe, then those commands are executed even in
> dry-run mode. So the rule author now becomes responsible that this rule
> obeys intended dry-run semantics.
I see. Perhaps the gcc driver needs to check for this and do nothing
when dry-run is specified.