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RE [PATCH for PR 20824] enable --warn-shared-textrel by default
- From: ma dot jiang at zte dot com dot cn
- To: binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:36:22 +0800
- Subject: RE [PATCH for PR 20824] enable --warn-shared-textrel by default
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I'm very sorry ,my email system seems broken. When I use the "reply",
the mail turn out to be empty. I had to create a new mail, hoping this can
Thanks for the patient suggestions. I'm not familiar with the
community(and the rules of course, :) ).
I'm porting a series of local patches from older binutils to the latest
2.27(and other toolchain components),and I want to upstream these patches
at the same time as it's a good time to do such things(I hope this could
make the world better, and my work better as there will be less local
patches...). But I have to do the PORTING(which is my main work anyway)
first. So, Although I am very glad to make the patch better, I can not
immediately do these improvements as you suggested.
＞ Just to be clear - why do you feel that this should be the default ?
In the bug pages, I have described a bad situation. In short , as
--warn-shared-textrel is disabled by default, a careless user(who forget
to add -fPIC to his shared libraries) could waste many physical memories
without any warnings. Gnu-toolchains are now used everywhere in the world,
So I guess the total amount of such careless users is huge... Meanwhile,
this warning does not bother people who do things right.
At last ,thanks for your suggestions again. I'll be back to do the