Subject: Re: New ld.elf_so from FreeBSD
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/05/2002 13:23:58
In article <>,
Jaromir Dolecek <> wrote:
>Charles Hannum wrote:
>> * C++ code (and thus GNOME, KDE, mozilla, etc.) starts up much faster.
>> * The Alpha platform attains reasonable performance, where right now
>>   things like the XF86 4 server are basically unusable.
>> * The occasional `undefined PLT symbol' problems (on Alpha) are gone.
>> * Multi-threading support (i.e. r/w locking for dl*() calls) is added.
>Very cool, all these are very important.
>But please make the migration a bit less painful - such as keeping
>the old ld.elf_so as around (as, say, libexec/old.ld.elf_so),
>and keep using it for platforms which wouldn't be supported by the new
> initially.

Isn't that what branches are for?