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Re: [Patch] updated ltcf-*.sh, ltconfig, ltmain.sh
- From: Jeff Holcomb <jeffh at redhat dot com>
- To: Andrew Cagney <ac131313 at cygnus dot com>
- Cc: binutils at sources dot redhat dot com, gdb-patches at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 11:27:56 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: [Patch] updated ltcf-*.sh, ltconfig, ltmain.sh
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> Is there a reason for pulling in GCC's hacks rather than going to the
> official version per src/MAINTAINERS:
> ltconfig; ltmain.sh
> libtool: http://gnu.org
> Changes need to be done in tandem with the official LIBTOOL
> sources or submitted to the master file maintainer and brought
> in via a merge.
It was my impression from Alexandre that he had already imported these
changes from the official sources into gcc's tree. For some reason, they
weren't imported into the binutils/gdb tree at that time.
> If we pull in a GCC hack such as:
> > 2001-07-21 Michael Chastain <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > * ltconfig: Set max_cmd_len to a maximum of 512Kb, as it seems some
> > HPUX 11.0 systems have trouble with 1MB. Mark as gcc-local.
> > * ltmain.sh: Mark as gcc-local.
> then (no offence to MichaelC) we're taking on the responsibility of
> carrying that patch forward everytime a further import occures.
I understand this is in the official sources now, so it's not actually a
gcc-local hack. Perhaps the entry should be changed.
I do need this to be able to configure on our HPUX 11.0 systems.
Red Hat, Inc.