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Re: a few minor gold notes
- From: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>
- To: tromey at redhat dot com
- Cc: binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 19:31:45 -0700
- Subject: Re: a few minor gold notes
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tom Tromey <email@example.com> writes:
> I'm quite thrilled to see gold in the tree.
> I think it deserves a note on the binutils web page.
The web page doesn't have a news section or anything like that, but
I'd like to propose the appended patch.
> Also I was wondering how I ought to report bugs for it. I think there
> should be a 'gold' component in bugzilla.
Yes, good idea.
> Finally, do you want bug reports for "missing" options? For example,
> I tried building gcc with gold in my path and the first problem was
> that it does not implement --build-id.
Yes, I think bug reports for missing options are the best approach.
I'll take a look. When did gcc start passing --build-id?
RCS file: /cvs/binutils/htdocs/index.html,v
retrieving revision 1.52
diff -u -r1.52 index.html
--- index.html 28 Aug 2007 21:58:56 -0000 1.52
+++ index.html 23 Mar 2008 02:27:48 -0000
@@ -34,6 +34,8 @@
<li><b>c++filt</b> - Filter to demangle encoded C++
+ <li><b>gold</b> - A new, faster, ELF only linker, still in beta test.</li>
<li><b>gprof</b> - Displays profiling information.</li>
<li><b>nlmconv</b> - Converts object code into an NLM.</li>