[llvm-dev] [RFC] Fail early on unimplementable append linkage uses

Renato Golin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri May 13 07:11:27 PDT 2016

On 13 May 2016 at 13:56, Rafael EspĂ­ndola <rafael.espindola at gmail.com> wrote:
> No. Clang only produces the well known ones. Anything producing a
> appending linkage global that actually got written to the output would
> hit a link error if it tried combining any two of those files (and can
> get the same behaviour with an external linkage).

I wonder what was the motivation to add that piece of code, then. It
sounds to me that it was wrong to do that in the first place.


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