Subject: Re: bin/6467: behavior of gcc -nostdlib
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/19/1998 21:56:03
Todd Vierling <> writes:
> To be clearer for myself, too:
> We specifically want the behavior that it *doesn't*.

So why change the behaviour of a standard flag to gcc, instead of just
using "-nostdlib -Wl,-nostdlib" (or whatever) in the NetBSD makefiles
that care?

Principal of least surprise.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.