[PATCH] Support Solaris unused sections' gc link syntax

Rafael Espíndola rafael.espindola at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 08:11:08 PDT 2015

Fair enough. I committed it as r240287.


On 22 June 2015 at 10:39, Xan López <xan at igalia.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 08:36:18AM -0400, Rafael Espíndola wrote:
>> The question is if the use of discard-unused=sections should be inside
>> of the if for  LLVM_NO_DEAD_STRIP or, like the check for gold, outside
>> of it.
>> Does discard-unused=sections work when the program being gc can load
>> plugins (clang for example)?
> Oh I see. Unfortunately the answer at the moment is: I don't know! I
> have clang for Solaris building locally, and I'm sending the patches
> upstream as you can tell, but there's still some work to do to get
> things working. In particular there is a lot of hardcoded code for
> Solaris/x86 with GCC 4.5 (!) (tools/clang/lib/, grep for Solaris) that
> will not work on Solaris/sparc. So I'm working on fixing that, but
> until I have a fully working clang I cannot answer your question. As
> things stand now everything is pretty broken.
> I just sent this patch because this is actually the path we use during
> build with standard flags in CMake (since I'm not using GNU gold
> obviously), so I thought it made sense to just provide the Solaris
> alternative there.
> Cheers,
> Xan

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