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Re: [PATCH] IA-64: Fix linker error with --no-keep-memory.
Can enabling --gc-sections for IA64 be backported as well, please?:
On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 5:41 AM, Nick Clifton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
>>> PR 15904
>> I got a request to backport this to the binutils-2.30 branch. I'm not sure what the rules are for backporting patches to release branches for binutils. Can I just approve this myself? Or do I need the release maintainer (Nick?) to approve it?
> The rules are:
> * If it is a new feature then you need the approval of a
> global maintainer, and the answer will probably be "no".
> * Otherwise, if we are not in the build up to a release
> then the normal patch approval rules apply. So in the
> case of the fix for PR 15904, since you are the IA64
> maintainer you can approve it yourself.
> * Otherwise, when we are in the run up to a new release,
> all patches should be run past the Release Manager just
> so that he/she/they can keep a handle on how the release
> is shaping up.