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Re: Make no-copy-dt-needed default?

Hi Ralf,

* Michael Matz wrote on Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 06:01:34PM CEST:
	* ldmain.c (add_DT_NEEDED_for_dynamic): Default to FALSE.
	* ld.texinfo (--copy-dt-needed-entries): Mention new default.

Could this be mentioned in NEWS too, please?

Thanks for catching this. I have checked in the patch below.


2011-08-26  Nick Clifton  <>

	* NEWS: Mention that --no-copy-dt-needed-entries is now the

Index: ld/NEWS
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/ld/NEWS,v
retrieving revision 1.119
diff -u -3 -p -r1.119 NEWS
--- ld/NEWS     11 Jul 2011 15:03:09 -0000      1.119
+++ ld/NEWS     26 Aug 2011 12:46:39 -0000
@@ -1,5 +1,8 @@
 -*- text -*-

+* --copy-dt-needed-entries is no longer enabled by default.  Instead
+  --no-copy-dt-needed-entries is the default.
 * INPUT_SECTION_FLAGS has been added to the linker script language
 to allow selection of input sections by section header section flags.

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