LTO and libelf (and FreeBSD)

Gerald Pfeifer gerald@pfeifer.com
Sat May 22 22:47:00 GMT 2010


On Sat, 22 May 2010, Richard Guenther wrote:
> Hm, so you didn't test FreeBSD's libelf without Kias patch but my GCC patch
> applied.  (at least my patch doesn't make the situation worse for any case
> it seems)

I'll be submitting result for that around noon your time tomorrow-
Right now I am testing vanilla GCC and patched FreeBSD libelf, my
tester is just rather slow.

> I would apply my patch as a reasonable workaround for (parts of)
> the FreeBSD libelf problems if it alone makes a difference.

Yes, that sounds like a good plan provided my testing shows the
expected benefit.  After all, existing FreeBSD installations do
have the older FreeBSD libelf, so whatever we can address in GCC
will be helpful.

Gerald



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