LTO branch merged into trunk - trunk remains CLOSED

Richard Guenther richard.guenther@gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 08:54:00 GMT 2009


On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 3:45 AM, Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Oct 2009 17:12:17 -0400
> Diego Novillo <dnovillo@google.com> wrote:
>
>> Instructions on how to enable LTO support are described in the
>> manual.  The following is a summary:
>>
>> - Install libelf 0.8.12+ (http://www.mr511.de/software/libelf-0.8.12.tar.gz)
>>   Other versions of libelf are commonly installed in Linux
>>   distros.  Unfortunately, libelf implementations vary in
>>   annoying ways and they are not all compatible.  The libelf
>>   version in Fedora 11 works fine, however.
>
> I just did a build and found that LTO was enabled due to elfutils-0.143 being
> installed.  Do you know if elfutils is a suitable replacement for libelf or
> if it will cause issues down the line?

elfutils works fine for me.

Richard.



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