-use-linker-plugin passed to ld

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Fri Oct 23 19:07:00 GMT 2009


Steven Bosscher <stevenb.gcc@gmail.com> writes:

> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 8:21 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
>> Rafael Espindola <espindola@google.com> writes:
>>
>>> 2009-10-23  Rafael Avila de Espindola  <espindola@google.com>
>>>
>>>       * gcc.c (LINK_COMMAND_SPEC): Remove -use-linker-plugin from the command
>>>       line.
>>
>> This is OK if it passes bootstrap and if nobody objects in 24 hours.
>
>
> I was just wondering why this is not a -f* flag, e.g. -fuse-linker-plugin?

I thought about that too, but a -f flag would be passed to the
middle-end, where it does not make any sense.  We could make it a -f
flag anyhow, of course, and just explicitly ignore it in the
middle-end.

Any opinions on the best user interface for this?

Ian



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