[PATCH] D15791: Disable generating movt on FreeBSD

Dimitry Andric via cfe-commits cfe-commits at lists.llvm.org
Sun Dec 27 13:45:27 PST 2015

dim added a comment.

In http://reviews.llvm.org/D15791#317175, @emaste wrote:

> > @davide, any idea whether lld will be able to handle movt correctly? If so, we might want to make this dependent on -fuse-ld=bfd or -fuse-ld=lld ?
> I'm sure lld will handle everything we need eventually (if it does not already), but I'm not sure it's reasonable to have different behaviour based on `-fuse-ld` here anyhow -- ld.bfd may well be a recent one from ports.

Right, so this really only applies for binutils ld below a certain version, then?  IIRC the linker version on the system is detected at configuration time; maybe it can be used instead.  Ideally there would be some sort of runtime detection, but it does not sound feasible with ld.



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