Subject: re: HEADS UP: new toolchain info! (now default on i386)
To: matthew green <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/22/2001 09:13:04
On Sat, 22 Sep 2001, matthew green wrote:

: BTW, the new toolchain ld(1) is still broken as far as i know.  it does
: not properly search for libraries linked into other shared libraries
: and then complains about missing symbols.  i've not been able to build
: a lot of software (such as X11 things) with the new ld.  this is the
: case on sparc & i386.
: i documented this more fully on tech-toolchain a couple of weeks ago.

Hm, I'll check again; I didn't see that thread.  It doesn't affect the base
system, so I'll fix it tomorrow morning.

(Note that library dependencies require a -rpath-link argument, if the
dependencies are not in their installed paths; even the `'
binutils-based ld required this.)

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