[vms/committed]: set linktime

Douglas B Rupp rupp@gnat.com
Fri Jun 25 17:10:00 GMT 2010


Richard Henderson wrote:
> On 06/25/2010 07:54 AM, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> 	* vms-alpha.c (alpha_vms_write_exec): Set linktime field.
> 
> Is this really required?  We've historically ignored these
> fields so that we can have 100% reproducible binaries...


Well the system linker sets the field, no way around that and it's part 
of the ABI. I've had HP support ask for me the link time to confirm I 
have the right system image before, FWTW.

Hartmut may want to comment on this too.



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