[cfe-dev] Adding -fuse-ld= support to clang

"C. Bergström" cbergstrom at pathscale.com
Sat May 18 22:14:31 PDT 2013

On 05/19/13 12:02 PM, Justin Bogner wrote:
> David Chisnall<David.Chisnall at cl.cam.ac.uk>  writes:
>> +    // Fall through and run the system linker - we could do a hard error here,
>> +    // but we may as well try and see if it works.
>   I think it's better to have an error here. As is, if someone says to
>   use a particular linker, but it's not available, we may use a different
>   linker. In some cases, this is fine: we're able to link, so what's the
>   problem? I'm concerned that this will make certain problems hard to
>   debug, where we expect to use  particular linker, but some path problem
>   or the like leads to using another.
> Is there an advantage to falling back to the system linker when somebody
> explicitly asks for a different one?
Fencepost comment, but does it ever make sense to respect LD in env?

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