LTO and libelf (and FreeBSD)

Gerald Pfeifer
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.


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